Observation 8320: Leccinum Gray

When: 2008-07-11

Collection location: Broad Meadow Brook, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA [Click for map]

Who: Brian Seitzman

Specimen available

Under a very heterogeneous collection of hardwoods including Acer, Quercus and Fagus.

This specimen was not producing spores.


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0% (2)
Recognized by sight
Used references: North American Boletes, by Bessette and Roody
Based on chemical features: Context staining slowly pale salmon, gray and finally black upon exposure. Flesh is slate gray in iron sulfate, pale rust in 2% KOH.
79% (1)
Recognized by sight: the uneven cap surface and the description of the flesh changing its colour to blackish are suffisiant for a determination. Usualy growin under hornbeam (Carpinus)
84% (1)
Recognized by sight: I think there’s neither L.carpini nor L.cyaneobasileucum present in North America. But there are a lot of indigenous species like L.snellii

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