Observation 31995: Boletaceae Chevall.

When: 2009-06-23

Collection location: near Kincaid, West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Eddee (eddeeee)

Specimen available

cap width 6.5 cm round convex margin curved inward, red brown with violet swirls and minute crack patterns on top. Pore surface light yellow free from stem. Stem unequal, thinner at the apex than the base. (2 cm at the apex 3.5 cm at the base) Smooth light brown at the apex becoming striated and rough at the base Striated with dark brown streaks at the base. White bloom at the base where fungi goes into the soil. Stem slightly curves towards the apex. Free from pore surface small pore remnants at the apex. unable to get descent spore print but appears to be light brown or yellowish brown but that could be staining from the mushroom.
Flesh white taste mild no odor.
Found in mixed woods Hemlock being the primary tree but Oak, Hickory in the area.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:48 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Kincade Area (in the woods off ) of Hwy61 Fayette Co. West Verginia’ to ‘near Kincaid, West Virginia, USA


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