No Common Name Tylopilus ferrugineus (Frost) Singer  

Description:

Cap: Maroon to dark reddish-brown, velvety to smooth, convex to broadly convex; margin may have band of sterile tissue; white flesh slowly stains pinkish-brown when cut. Pores: White, then dingy; bruise pinkish-brown. Stalk: Brown, usually white at apex; white mycelium at base (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Solitary or small groups on ground under hardwoods, especially oaks.

There are 4 records in the project database.

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A Tylopilus ferrugineus (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (8/17/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)

A Tylopilus ferrugineus in Howard Co., Maryland (9/2/2011). Stalk and pores, including color change from bruising. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

A Tylopilus ferrugineus (closeup of pores) in Howard Co., Maryland (7/10/2016). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Tylopilus ferrugineus spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (7/10/2016). Subfusiform, smooth; measured 10.3-12.3 X 4.2-4.8 microns. Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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