Observation 48774: Boletus subvelutipes group

When: 2010-07-19

Collection location: Bartow Co., Georgia, USA [Click for map]

Who: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)

No specimen available

Notes:
Extremely bitter tasting, stained blue instantly when cut.

Growing under oak.

[admin – Sat Aug 14 01:58:14 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Bartow County, Georgia’ to ‘Bartow Co., Georgia, USA’

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I’d lean toward Boletus discolor -
By: Bill (boletebill)
2010-08-20 16:49:53 -03 (-0300)

for this but old boletes become very difficult to pin down and this one is clearly an old-timer so it could be any one of the large group of red-pored boletes that associate with oak. I guess you could say it’s a luridae.

Read this…
By: AmatoxinApocalypse (AmatoxinApocalypse)
2010-08-20 16:01:14 -03 (-0300)

This is why I say Boletus subvelutipes group.

http://www.mushroomexpert.com/boletus_subvelutipes.html

Wow, that’s one
By: Bill (boletebill)
2010-07-20 01:37:16 -03 (-0300)

I’ve never seen. It looks very much like Boletus morrisii(except for the red cap) but morrisii doesn’t stain anything like that and it’s not bitter. Cool bolete.

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