Observation 46369: Gyroporus castaneus (Bull.) Quél.

When: 2010-06-05

Collection location: Rockville, Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: Michael Waisberg (waisberg)

No specimen available

Pileus – brick orange to brown colored, glabrose, dry, dull, smooth, round, convex to flat, margin is entire, plane, no veil remnants. Insipid. Inodorous.

Hymenium – White pore surface, pores are tiny, tubes are 1.7 mm long, bruises light brown very slowly, pores are circular.

Stipe – solid, clavate, bicolorous with lower half dark brown and top half light brown, inserted, no ring, volva or reticulation observed.

Pileus diameter – 25 mm | 26 mm
Pileus height – 5.5 mm | 8.8 mm
Stipe lenght – 31 mm | 31 mm
Stipe diameter at apex – 6.8 mm | 8.8 mm
Stipe diameter at middle – 7.6 mm | 8.8 mm
Stipe diameter at base – 10.2 mm | 8.5 mm

See more information on: http://mushroompicker.blogspot.com/2010/06/boletus-sp.html

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:05:19 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Rockville, Maryland’ to ‘Rockville, Maryland, USA



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By: Michael Waisberg (waisberg)
2010-11-24 21:05:03 CST (-0500)

I am happy to help.

Can I use this?
By: Andy (enderwilson)
2010-11-24 19:21:05 CST (-0500)

The first image is a nice representation of Gyroporus. Is it OK if I borrow it for use in a publication? Of course I will give you the appropriate credit for the photo.


By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-06-07 04:40:24 CDT (-0400)

I still beleive it’s castaneus. What you see as bruising when the pores are smeared, is probably a pale ochraceous colour from the spores. It won’t appear if you just cut through the pore layer.
These are still young, the stem becomes spongy and hollow with age.
But you should of course be open for better suggestions.

Some of the characteristics of this do not match G. castaneus
By: Michael Waisberg (waisberg)
2010-06-06 15:27:47 CDT (-0400)

For instance, it bruises brown and it has a solid stipe (one of the specimens had a small whole inside the stipe more or less towards the middle of it).

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