Observation 68449: Boletus zelleri Murrill

When: 2011-05-30

Collection location: 17th Ave. NW & Mix St. NW, Olympia, Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)

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This is our second “freak fruiting” of B. Zelleri for the month of May 2011. Usually we see abundant fruiting of the Zeller’s in rainy fall months(Late August to December) This specimen we found today fruiting near one of our Morchella spots in disturbed soil beneath Douglas Firs and Pinus contorta.

Temp: upper 50’s rainy(mixed sun breaks)

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LOL No thats 34 all year from the same woods
By: Charles Seltenright Sr (Shroomin Yooper)
2011-06-01 16:41:56 CDT (-0400)

Its a mixed woods that was part planted plantations and Easter Oak Woodlands that run along a marsh bordered by Tamarack.The most species on one outing was 13 Boletes,and 20 other mixed species.

Wowza Charles-
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2011-06-01 13:20:25 CDT (-0400)

34 species in one outing is pretty amazing! This was the only Boletus (flying solo) last weekend- but still a beauty to come across… I hope you’re having a good Spring out in your area starting up as well! Keep me updated on those gnome sightings if you ever do spot one too! LOL :) :) :)

Hope we have a season like you are!
By: Charles Seltenright Sr (Shroomin Yooper)
2011-06-01 05:35:45 CDT (-0400)

Ive been looking forward to this season and hopefully another like 2010.I found 34 different species of Boletes in One woods.It was like a personal laboratory with hundreds and hundreds fruiting all at one time.I kept telling people I was waiting to spot Gnomes any day! LOL

Definitely one crazy season-
By: Drew Henderson (Hendre17)
2011-05-31 19:50:04 CDT (-0400)

Here in Washington this Spring! Thanks for letting me know it’s not just down round Oly this year Tim…

Have you been swimming in the sea of Oyster’s up near Shoreline too??? This weekend was insanely fruitful for them- if you have some annual spots I’d be checkin’ up on em this week for sure >.<

I have seen a few in my neighborhood recently as well….
By: Tim Sage (NMNR)
2011-05-31 19:14:06 CDT (-0400)

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