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Boletus projectellus

Boletus projectellus

Description:

Cap: 3-12 cm; convex, sometimes becoming broadly convex or nearly flat; dry; finely velvety or bald; often cracking with age; reddish brown to purplish brown or brown; with a projecting sterile margin that may become somewhat tattered.

Habitat:

Oak-hickory hemlock forest

Notes:

Yellow spore print.

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4 Comments

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Nice !

JC_Forester
JC_Forester 7 years ago

I now believe that the correct id is Boletus projectellus due to the projecting margin on the cap.

JC_Forester
JC_Forester 7 years ago

yes, id is hard with Boletus. thanks for the suggestion

Lipase
Lipase 7 years ago

could it also be Chalciporus piperatus? I think you posted it twice: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/212... thanks for sharing

JC_Forester
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JC_Forester

Kentucky, USA

Spotted on Sep 2, 2012
Submitted on Apr 10, 2013

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