When: 2008-08-05

Collection location: Babcock State Park, Fayette Co., West Virginia, USA [Click for map]

Who: Dan Molter (shroomydan)

No specimen available

Some cute bolete buttons. Yellow stem and brown cap is a mystery to me.


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Recognized by sight: Many Boletus buttons have swollen bases with reticulated stipes (stalks). And as you note, these do seem to be Bolete buttons.

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Long experience is better than a photo in a book, or online…
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2008-08-14 12:16:49 CDT (-0400)

Walt Sundberg has been doing this for a loooong time, and has no doubt seen these mushrooms in many guises. but if you must have a photo, check out page 345 in the Bessetts bolete book (North American Boletes), which shows young material with the reddish-purple-brown cap and yellow-green stipe.

Red -Brown???
By: Dan Molter (shroomydan)
2008-08-13 19:44:33 CDT (-0400)

They don’t look much like the Tylopilus rubrobrunneus here: