Observation 76818: Boletus

When: 2011-09-17

Collection location: White Wolf, Yosemite National Park, California, USA [Click for map]

Who: David Rust (incredulis)

Specimen available

growing on soil near Lodgepole pine. YNP2138



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Based on chemical features: pores blue slowly
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Probably too late now …
By: Daniel B. Wheeler (Tuberale)
2011-09-21 06:58:17 CEST (+0200)

but I would have sliced it in half. It looks to me like a Gastroboletus, and slicing it in half to observe the sudden color change is one of the key characteristics of many species in this genus. Slowly bluing pores suggest a Gastroboletus somewhat atypical and possibly rare.

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