When: 2019-06-15

Collection location: Salto Pilón, San Germán, Puerto Rico, USA [Click for map]

Who: kurt miller (komille277)

No specimen available

Pileus 3.7 cm diameter, cuticle sticky when dry, separable. Tubes ~5-7 mm long. 1-2 pores per mm. Stipe 50 mm x 5 mm with slight fuzz/short bristles observable through handlens on the edge of stipe section. Stipe with some yellow discoloration, also has a separable cuticle. Smell faint, pleasant. Taste kind of salty, but specimen had already wilted a bit. Growing on edge of trail near stream in mesophytic forest under Calophyllum sp.

Species Lists


Spores at 400x in water
Cystidia (1000x)
Cystidia (1000x)
Cystidia (1000x)

Proposed Names

57% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Agaric Flora of the Lesser Antilles (Pegler)
Based on microscopic features: Cystidia morphology looks more like F. venezuelae than F. gloeocarpa
57% (1)
Recognized by sight
Used references: Outstanding Pinkish Brown-Spored Neotropical Boletes: Austroboletus subflavidus and Fistulinella gloeocarpa (Boletaceae, Boletales) from the Dominican Republic (2020)

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2019-09-14 15:32:58 MST (-0700)