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FungusBolete sp. (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 15 Mar 2018

Identification history

Fungus Bolete sp. 16 Feb 2019 JackieMiles
neoboletus luridiformis (dotted stem bolete) 21 Mar 2018 MaxCampbell

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Author's notes

Cap diameter about 100-120mm. Stem height about 50-60mm. Blue stain appeared within 1 second of flesh exposure to air. Originally described (in 1796) as Boletus erythropus. For an interesting and informative article refer: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neoboletus_luridiformis My reference for ID - Australian Fungi Illustrated (I.R. McCann) - Page 60 (as Boletus erythropus) Also the Wiki quoted above and: https://www.first-nature.com/fungi/neoboletus-luridiformis.php

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Teresa wrote:
   14 Jul 2018
Hi Max, fantastic image. I have spent most of the morning searching my own literature and on line, and cannot decide on a name; really need to do more detailed studies on the specimen. However, one of the best sites for Boletes is run by Dr Roy Halling in USA and he has a special section on Australian boletes which you may find interesting. He also visits here each year just to study our boletes. http://sweetgum.nybg.org/science/projects/boletineae

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  • 15 Mar 2018 Recorded on
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