Observation 321886: Boletaceae Chevall.

When: 2018-07-01

Collection location: Gibraltar Rock State Natural Area, Wisconsin, USA [Click for map]

Who: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)

No specimen available

Molested area quickly turns bluish-greenish


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By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2018-07-03 23:03:32 CDT (-0400)

I think Boletaceae is probably the best moniker at this time. The overall morphology seems to point out to a diverse group represented by taxa in Boletellus s.l., Hortiboletus and perhaps Xerocomellus. After many years of “torturing” boletes, I still cannot identify species from that cluster of genera to save my life. :-(

This was on the ground;
By: Andrew Khitsun (Andrew)
2018-07-03 22:52:30 CDT (-0400)

but it wasn’t my specimen, someone else took it, so I missed the opportunity to further torture it :-(

By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2018-07-03 22:40:27 CDT (-0400)

Was this critter growing on the ground or on wood? Do you have a cross-sectional image?

Created: 2018-07-03 22:20:45 CDT (-0400)
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