No Common Name Leccinellum albellum (Peck) Bresinsky & Manfr. Binder  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on the ground in hardwood forests, primarily oak.

Description:

Cap color variable, hemispheric, dry, smooth to pitted, cracked in age; flesh white. Pores: white (yellow to brown in age). Stalk: white or colored like cap; rough surface with whitish to brown scabers in lines (in age) (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 31 records in the project database.

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Leccinellum albidum (fruiting bodies) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/7/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Leccinellum albidum (cracked cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/9/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Leccinellum albidum (pores and stalks) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/9/2009). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Leccinellum albidum specimen found in Howard Co., Maryland (8/9/2009). Fusiform, smooth; measured 14.4-16.4 X 5.7-6.2 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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