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When: 2020-08-29

Collection location: Port Gibson, Mississippi, USA [Click for map]

Who: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)

No specimen available

Growing under oaks.



Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
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Recognized by sight: cf. innixus?

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Innixus has…
By: I. G. Safonov (IGSafonov)
2020-08-29 22:27:44 EDT (-0400)

…a strong odor, not particularly pleasant, but not terrible either. Some people say it smells like witch hazel. To my nose it’s rather harsh and penetrating, with a strong “chemical” note, cannot think of a good adjective descriptor at this time (maybe slightly acrid?).
Aureoboletus clades in the subfamily Xerocomoideae, so the pores/tubes may not look exactly boletoid.

It had the smell
By: Logan Wiedenfeld (LoganW)
2020-08-29 21:52:12 EDT (-0400)

but I thought the the pores looked xerocomoid, and that stipe just looked bizarre.