Observation 5279: Hortiboletus campestris (A.H. Sm. & Thiers) Biketova & Wasser

When: 2007-11-30

Collection location: Petaluma, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

Specimen available
Collection number: Darvin DeShazer DD 614

Very RARE.
Only the second time it has been photographed.
DD 614

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Proposed Names

48% (2)
Recognized by sight
56% (2)
Recognized by sight: I doubt this is B. coccyginus, which is close to the B. fraternus group.
57% (1)
Eye3 Eyes3
Used references: Jonathan Frank ran the DNA and said it came out close to Hortiboletus campestris.
Based on chemical features: DNA sequence

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Eyes3 = Current consensus


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I Agree
By: BakerSt10
2011-05-14 08:02:17 MDT (-0600)

I think that Christian is correct it looks very similar, any more info would be helpful.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-05-13 22:03:16 MDT (-0600)

like what Deb has been calling B. amyloideus – microscopy on this would be good.
Other than the spores, the more rose-colored cap is a good indicator, but spore info would put it to rest.

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