Observation 77145: Boletus

When: 2011-09-24

Collection location: Federation Forest State Park, King Co., Washington, USA [Click for map]

Who: BlueCanoe

No specimen available

Found in old-growth forest of Douglas-fir, western hemlock, and western red cedar at an elevation of about 1,700 feet. Cap, tubes, and stalk rapidly stained dark blue upon bruising.

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White balance is a little too yellow in this photo

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30% (2)
Eye3 Eyes3
Recognized by sight
2% (2)
Recognized by sight: Fast black blue staining.
-3% (2)
Recognized by sight
28% (1)
Used references: B/R/B, p. 145; PNW Key Council — pileus olive-brown, rimose, yellow context in cracks; instantly bruising; stipe bright yellow w/rusty red near base, no reticulation; habitat is mixed conifers in WA in fall

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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