No Common Name Tylopilus variobrunneus Roody, A.R. Bessette & Bessette  

Description:

Cap: Olive-brown to deep brown; dry; velvety when young, nearly smooth in age; convex; white flesh stains pinkish-brown. Pores: White, bruise pinkish-brown. Stalk: White (upper), brown (lower) with definite reticulation; flesh turns pinkish-brown when cut; white mycelium at base.

Relationships:

Found scattered or in groups in sandy soil in oak or oak-pine forests. (J. Solem, pers. comm.)

There are 3 records in the project database.

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Tylopilus variobrunneus (cap) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tylopilus variobrunneus (pores and upper stalk) in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tylopilus variobrunneus in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2011). Photo includes cut fruiting body showing portions of cap, split stalk, and bruised pores. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Spores collected from a Tylopilus variobrunneus specimen in Howard Co., Maryland (9/5/2012). Subfusiform, smooth; measured 8.8-11.2 X 2.9-4.6 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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