Observation 47883: Boletus miniato-olivaceus Frost.

When: 2010-06-30

Collection location: Luzerne Co., Pennsylvania, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dave W (Dave W)

No specimen available

This young specimen had vividly yellow pores. All features agree with B/R/B description except the thin band of reticulation on the upper stipe… first time I noticed this… and the stipe completely flushed in red. Pores bruised rather quickly, context slowly and incompletely. Found in a mixed hardwood + White Pine forest… Oak, Tulip Poplar… a one acre area where I have observed or collected this type for the past 5 years.



Proposed Names

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Recognized by sight
Used references: B/R/B
Based on chemical features: Context in cap pale amber in KOH. Cap cuticle olive in KOH.

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By: Bill (boletebill)
2010-07-02 21:56:40 CDT (-0400)

I think what looks like reticulation is where the pores tore away from the stipe apex when the cap became fully expanded. Let’s invent a new term: These are pore prints {;>]. oops, can you make smiley faces here?

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