Observation 8239: Leccinum snellii A.H. Sm., Thiers & Watling

When: 2008-07-02

Collection location: Wachusett Mountain State Reservation, Princeton, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Brian Seitzman

Specimen available



Proposed Names

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Used references: Besset & Roody’s “North American Boletes”
Based on microscopic features: Spores conform to prior reports
Based on chemical features: Flesh rapidly pink when cut, soon salmon to red. Context of pileus blue in 10% iron sulfate, yellow-brown fading to a smoky hue in 2% KOH. Pores bruising yellow-brown.

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Eye3 = Observer’s choice
Eyes3 = Current consensus


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