Observation 70642: Boletus

When: 2011-07-01

Collection location: Stirling, South Australia, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Kari (Kari)

No specimen available

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Rubinoboletus --
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2011-07-02 03:37:46 CEST (+0200)

has been used for a number of taxa in the Tylopilus balloui morpho-group. This is not a good thing. Tylopilus balloui is a good species in Tylopilus. Please see a recent paper by Osmundson & Halling in Mycotaxon 113: 2010.
More on this: balloui entities from Africa were placed in Rubinoboletus in treatments by Heinemann & Rammeloo of African taxa. At that time, they had a very expanded concept of Rubinoboletus.
Australian taxa purported to be balloui are best treated as Tylopilus until this is sorted out. Please see a paper by Halling et al. in Mycological Research 112: 2008. this latter paper is not an answer but indicates a complexity of bolete distribution that is is being addressed at this time. Thanks!

Yes, same specimen!
By: Kari (Kari)
2011-07-02 03:04:34 CEST (+0200)

This is another photo of the same mushroom, which I posted in the hope it’d give a few more clues. Thanks for your thoughts on ID! I’d never seen such a beastie before, and believe me, it was a surprise to spot it…

Seems to be the same
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2011-07-01 18:16:28 CEST (+0200)

Rubinoboletus/Tylopilus guy.

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