No Common Name Boletus longicurvipes Snell & A. H. Smith  

Status:

Found solitary or in groups on ground in oak-pine forests.

Description:

Cap: Yellow-brown to orange-brown, often with orange center in age; smooth/slightly wrinkled/pitted; sticky, slimy when fresh; convex to broadly convex; cap turns cherry or orange-red with application of KOH or NH4OH, flesh negative with both. Pores: Pale olive-yellow or greenish-gray; may stain brown. Stalk: White or yellow, may have reddish or tan tones; scurfy with tiny scales (red-brown in age); equal or tapers up, frequently curved (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 8 records in the project database.

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Boletus longicurvipes (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/6/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Boletus longicurvipes (pores and stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/6/2009). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Boletus longicurvipes specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/6/2009). Narrowly fusiform/oblong, smooth; measured 8.1-9.5 X 6.2-7.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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