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Fuscoboletinus ochraceoroseus.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

Fuscoboletinus ochraceoroseus Mushroom
Ref No: 7742
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location: North America
fungus colour: Yellow, Orange
normal size: over 15cm
flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Fuscoboletinus ochraceoroseus (Snell) Pomerleau & Smith Cap 8-25cm across, convex becoming broadly convex and slightly umbonate, with an incurved margin sometimes adorned with veil remnants; variable in color but generally lemon yellow along the margin and rose-pink toward the disc; dry, uneven, with a dense, whitish felt sometimes becoming scurfy. Tubes 5mm deep, adnate to decurrent; yellow, ochre, or dingy brown. Pores elongated to angular, radially arranged. Stem 30-50 x 10-30mm, solid, sometimes swollen at the base; yellowish, and often reddish or brownish at base; netlike pattern, unpolished or felty below ring. Veil thin, membranous, whitish to yellowish; leaving remnants on cap margin and evanescent ring. Flesh thick, soft; yellowish, with a pink zone under the cuticle, may slightly bruise bluish green. Odor acid. Taste slightly acrid. Spores ellipsoid, smooth, 7.5-9.5 x 2.5-3.2. Deposit reddish brown. Habitat scattered or in groups under western larch. Common. Found in the Pacific Northwest. Season August-October. Edibility suspect-not advisable.

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