Black Velvet Bolete Tylopus alboater (Schweinitz) Murril  Synonyms: Boletus alboater, Porphyrellus alboater, Tylopilus alboater.

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When handled, pores and flesh initially stain red or gray, then black (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

There are 14 records in the project database.

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A Black Velvet Bolete (fruiting body) in Howard Co., Maryland (6/20/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Black Velvet Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (6/20/2015). Photo illustrates split fruiting body showing initial staining. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

The fruiting bodies of Black Velvet Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

The fertile surface of Black Velvet Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (7/15/2010). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Fruiting bodies of Black Velvet Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (8/5/2011). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

The split fruiting body of Black Velvet Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (6/25/2010). Interior on left. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Black Velvet Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (7/29/2011). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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