Observation 46133: Tylopilus balloui (Peck) Singer

When: 2010-05-27

Collection location: Big Branch, Saint Tammany Parish, Louisiana, USA [Click for map]

Who: Chaz (tripper1445)

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Recognized by sight: Color of cap and whitish pores look right as well as location.
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The color
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2010-06-08 13:23:05 PDT (-0700)

of the pileus could swing you to Leccinum, especially the aurantiacum_-like things. However, note that the stipe **_+lacks+** scabers. There is some sort of subpruinosity there, but no scabers. Further, in leccinums of this group, a sterile pileus margin will manifest itself.

Could be
By: Paul Derbyshire (Twizzler)
2010-06-07 20:50:16 PDT (-0700)

L. vulpinum, which looks like this and is common in the east.

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2010-06-01 01:10:03 PDT (-0700)

Looks a lot like our Leccinum manzanitae, but I know not of its distribution outside of the PNW. An eastern equivalent, I suppose.

EDIT: Any blue staining?

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