Observation 60495: Xerocomellus Šutara

When: 2010-12-08

Collection location: Rodman Slough, Lake Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)

No specimen available


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Blue appeared almost instantly.
By: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)
2010-12-09 23:09:39 CST (-0500)

I did not slice it or check for bluing elsewhere as usual.

how quickly did it blue?
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-12-09 11:48:06 CST (-0500)
Thanks guys
By: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)
2010-12-09 11:24:01 CST (-0500)

I will try and find a better specimen. This one had been rain hammered a bit.

By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2010-12-08 21:40:51 CST (-0500)

B. zelleri can have that red cap edge and this specimen is pretty dak otherwise.
B. dryophilus usually cracks pretty extensively.

Deciduous oak
By: Ron Lawrence (Rondango)
2010-12-08 19:23:05 CST (-0500)

Oak is scattered in bay tree and manzanita.

Northernmost collection
By: Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
2010-12-08 18:46:01 CST (-0500)

This collection is quite a bit further north than all the other B. dryophilus observations. If it is that species this would be a very interesting find. It does look like it could be B. dryophilus to me. I do not see oak leaves though, what kind of trees were nearby?