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Boletus projectellus

Boletus projectellus


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.


Oak-hickory hemlock forest


Yellow spore print.

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Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Nice !

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 7 years ago

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

Lipase 7 years ago

could it also be Chalciporus piperatus? I think you posted it twice: thanks for sharing

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Kentucky, USA

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

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