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Observation 380175: Boletus sect. Boletus

When: 2019-08-31

Collection location: Findlay, Hancock Co., Ohio, USA [Click for map]

Who: Norton (Norty Edwards)

No specimen available

Notes:
Found in mixed hardwood (maple, oak) and coniferous woods. Lots of shade, near a small lake.

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Staining
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2019-08-31 14:10:08 CDT (-0500)

Notice the purple staining on the edge of cap margin. This is common in a number of hardwood-associated taxa of porcini in North America, including the variipes group and nobilissimus. Even if there is no naturally occurring staining, it can be produced merely by handling mushrooms.