Observation 53486: Xerocomellus Šutara

When: 2010-09-08

Collection location: Nevado de Toluca, Mexico, Mexico [Click for map]

Who: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)

No specimen available

Growing with Pinus hartwegii, 11,500 feet elevation.

Interesting texture on the cap.


spores, 1 micron divisions
spores, 1 micron divisions
spores, 1 micron divisions

Proposed Names

-17% (2)
Recognized by sight
8% (2)
Recognized by sight: truncatus/chrysenteron group, it looks like
73% (2)
Recognized by sight

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The spores were smooth
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2015-12-21 10:41:52 PST (-0800)

It’s a trick of the light.

I may be misreading the spore photos…
By: Dave W (Dave W)
2015-12-21 07:10:33 PST (-0800)

but it appears the spores may qualify as being longitudinally striate, which BRB lists as a micro-trait for species in genus Boletellus.