Observation 7501: Boletus rubripes Thiers

When: 2008-05-10

Collection location: Pipi Valley, El Dorado Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Douglas Smith (douglas)

No specimen available

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Recognized by sight: Stem not reticulate, collected in the spring

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no reticulum…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2013-09-17 10:01:39 PDT (-0700)

tapered stipe (not bulbous based to equal) with red coloration…this is NOT coniferarum.

If indeed there was no sign of a reticulum (and I can’t see one at the highest magnification), this sp. fits rubripes best, down to that tapered stipe.

I wonder if the reticulum
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-10-29 18:43:25 PDT (-0700)

was just inconspicuous – with the red on the stipe and odd stature, as well as the very areolate cap, it really looks like B. calopus.

I think of B. coniferarum as being more coastal, but I really don’t have a good reference for it.

Created: 2008-05-13 16:07:48 PDT (-0700)
Last modified: 2013-09-17 10:26:56 PDT (-0700)
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