Observation 76569: Buchwaldoboletus pseudolignicola (Petch) Both & B. Ortiz

Growing from a fallen pine, possibly Pinus taeda.

Smelled like a peach!
A very nice, sweet smell.


About 10 minutes later. The “blueing” fades quickly.
5% KOH on the right. Iron Salts on the left.
KOH on pore surface
KOH on stipe trama

Proposed Names

28% (1)
Recognized by sight
55% (1)
Recognized by sight: pores blue, stipe orange at base, on pine.
newly separated out (comb. nov.) from B. sphaerocephalus by Both and Ortiz.
Used references: “A Preliminary Survey of the Genus Buchwaldoboletus,” Beatriz Ortiz-Santana and Ernst Both. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, Vol. 40, 2011.

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By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-09-23 07:06:30 PDT (-0700)

I’ll soon get around to putting the spores under the scope and measuring them. Maybe spore size will help narrow it down….(?)

great find!
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2011-09-20 14:16:02 PDT (-0700)

I have only seen this weird, yellow, saprobic bolete in man-made habitats, i.e. woodchips.

As luck would have it, Roy Halling just sent me the most recent paper on this very interesting genus, hence the new name: Buchwaldoboletus pseudolignicola.
The pores bluing and the stem orangy fits that sp. well; its Japanese location for the type specimen doesn’t.

Can’t find a description for B. sphaerocephalus that describes either color…altho the cespitose growth on pine fits.

That’s a pretty good proposal in my mind
By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2011-09-20 11:50:03 PDT (-0700)
Does anyone have an opinion…
By: Matt Sherman (Shermanii)
2011-09-20 09:56:06 PDT (-0700)

on what the heck this thing is?
I can’t figure it out….

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