Mushroom Observer
Catalog #: MUOB 287918
Taxon: Boletus atkinsonii Peck
Family: Boletaceae
Collector: Phil Yeager   MUOB 287918   
Date: 2017-07-31
Verbatim Date: 2017-7-31
Locality: United States, Pennsylvania, Luzerne, Plymouth Twp.
41.2417  -76.0087
Description: Original observation #287918 (Mushroom Observer)
Occurrence Remarks: Near Oak and Maple. Cap 10-12.5 cm diameter; flesh white; pores white becoming yellowish and staining brown. tubes 5-12 mm long. Stipe 7 cm long x 2.5 cm at apex, solid, tapered to base with white mycelium. NH4OH seemed to produce a brownish or brown-orange reaction on the cuticle and stipe. FeSO4 was either brownish orange or no reaction. This chemical could have just cleaned the cap surface. Not sure.
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Rights Holder: MO Observers
Record Id: 98de612f-26fd-4fe7-99a4-65f404d684c1
For additional information on this occurrence, please contact: Nathan Wilson (
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