Observation 71462: Boletus bicolor Peck (Site ID) (Baorangia bicolor)

When: 2011-07-12

Collection location: 4 Brimstone Corner Rd., Antrim, New Hampshire, USA [Click for map]

Who: Carol B (cboodro)

Specimen available

Growing under hardwood trees at a Girl Scout Camp.
Specimen caps from 2 – 10 cm across.
Pores immediately bruised blue, flesh did not turn blue when cut.

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Used references: Roger Phillips’ Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America, MycoWeb, MushroomExpert
Based on microscopic features: Spore Print

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Cut one in half
By: Carol B (cboodro)
2011-07-12 20:03:16 PDT (-0700)

Again, not the best color, but I added a photo of the flesh

Cut one in half
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-07-12 19:56:25 PDT (-0700)

on your next picture. This mushroom may not be as easy to identify as many think.

Photo colors
By: Carol B (cboodro)
2011-07-12 19:52:54 PDT (-0700)

Not a great picture. Cap is reddishy-purply-brick; stem is same, with undertones of yellow; pores and gills rich golden yellow. I’ll take another picture this weekend when I’m up in that area again.

Photo colors
By: walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
2011-07-12 19:18:13 PDT (-0700)

look a bit off especially on the stem.