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Leccinum scabrum

Leccinum scabrum

Description:

caps: 8cm diameter, 4cm high. light orange brown surface which was smooth and a felty visual texture under mmagnification. curling veil remnants along margin. pore surface is creamy yellow colour. 4 pores per mm. stem 12 cm long. 1.7 cm across at top, 3 cm at base. exterior has dark fibers in almost a fishnet pattern. Brown spore print. flesh bruises slowly dark.

Habitat:

growing in sand under many immature aspen.

Notes:

Also called Leccinum achraceum by Schalkwijk-Barendsen the very young specimens had few or no grubs. When fried in butter they were slightly crunchy with nutty taste.

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1 Comment

Cammie C. Jeffries
Cammie C. Jeffries 7 years ago

Very pretty! You seem to know alot about fungi, would you mind taking a look at mine? I have many that are unidentified.

brettpim
Spotted by
brettpim

Alberta, Canada

Spotted on Jul 21, 2013
Submitted on Aug 12, 2013

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