When: 2006-10-21

Collection location: Salt Point State Park, Sonoma Co., California, USA [Click for map]

Who: Darvin DeShazer (darv)

No specimen available

SOMA foray for the month of October. Around 50 people showed up to forage. Even with the dry conditions, 36 species were collected incuding some of the BEST of the edibles!

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Recognized by sight: piperatoides bruises blue; piperatus brown.

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you saw it in hand…the bruising looked blue in your photo, tho.
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-10-03 11:18:46 MDT (-0600)
Chalciporus piperatus
By: Darvin DeShazer (darv)
2008-10-02 20:40:03 MDT (-0600)

Chalciporus piperatus has pores that bruises brown and the context of the flesh is unchanging.
This specimen bruised brownish.
Chalciporus piperatoides has pores that bruise blue and the context of the flesh bruises blue too.

Boletus piperoides pores stain blue
By: Johannes Harnisch (Johann Harnisch)
2008-10-02 19:47:28 MDT (-0600)

David Arora siad that Boletus piperoides pores stain Blue