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When: 1996-08-25

Collection location: Salmon River State Forest, Westchester, Connecticut, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)

No specimen available

Used “North American Boletes” by Bessette and Roody for ID. This image was earlier incorrectly put in the Boletus inedulis observation.


Proposed Names

-27% (1)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: possibly Boletus huronensis
61% (2)
Used references: North American Boletes by Bessette, Roody and Bessette

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Boletus huronensis it probably is..
By: Ron Pastorino (Ronpast)
2009-08-23 10:02:29 PDT (-0700)
and who am I to argue with Boletebill on his home turf and the Wunderkind from Ma.
Looks good for Boletus huronensis
By: Bill (boletebill)
2009-08-23 09:21:50 PDT (-0700)

This could well be B.huronensis. The stature is good and the time and place are good. I’ve collected B. huronensis almost every Aug-Sept. for the past ten years from Salmon River, CT. The big chunky bulbous stipe and tiny light pores are typical.