Observation 75548: Boletus tenax A.H. Sm. & Thiers

When: 2011-08-28

Collection location: Rollins Park, Rockville, Maryland, USA [Click for map]

Who: Michael Waisberg (waisberg)

No specimen available

Habitat: Growing on grass, under oak, solitary
Pileus – Orange/brown, velvety, somewhat flat with depressed center, ovoid, margin is incurved, context, context is light salmon color, flavor and taste are non-distinctive
Hymenium – yellow, with pores, pores are irregular and polygonal, surface does not stain when bruised, tubes are approximately 5 mm long
Stipe – solid, equal, eccentric, surface is coarsely reticulated, color is light beige, context is white and it turns light pink fast upon cutting, no ring or partial veil observed.
Spore print – not obtained

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9% (2)
Used references: North American Boletes: A Color Guide to the Fleshy Pored Mushrooms
73% (3)
Recognized by sight: Complete reticulation on stipe.

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