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Boletus Mushroom

Boletaceae family

Description:

I found several bolete mushrooms of varying sizes beneath eucalyptus trees, in leaf and bark debris. What I thought would be an easy ID has become a little bit more complicated, but I think I have potential candidates narrowed down to two species: (1) Boletellus obscurecoccineus, aka rhubarb bolete, and (2) Boletus barragensis. Both species are Australian natives. Fairly aged specimens. Amazing pores. ID suggestions most welcomed.

Habitat:

Found growing in leaf litter beneath some large eucalyptus trees. Bordering bushland area at Griffith University, Nathan Campus, Brisbane.


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Neil Ross
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Neil Ross

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

Lat: -27.56, Long: 153.06

Spotted on Feb 16, 2020
Submitted on Feb 17, 2020

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