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Goldstalk - Retiboletus ornatipes It has been too dry for many mushrooms so far this summer, but I was thrilled to find these vibrant beauties this morning!<br />
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Cap: yellow, smooth; Flesh: pale yellow; Pores: bright yellow and round.  Stipe: yellow, reticulate, and tapered; Basal mycelium: pale yellowish<br />
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Habitat: Growing in a pair, on the ground, in a deciduous forest Geotagged,Ornate-stalked bolete,Retiboletus ornatipes,Summer,United States,bolete,fungus,mushroom,retiboletus Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Goldstalk - Retiboletus ornatipes

It has been too dry for many mushrooms so far this summer, but I was thrilled to find these vibrant beauties this morning!

Cap: yellow, smooth; Flesh: pale yellow; Pores: bright yellow and round. Stipe: yellow, reticulate, and tapered; Basal mycelium: pale yellowish

Habitat: Growing in a pair, on the ground, in a deciduous forest

    comments (6)

  1. So pretty! These are great specimens for the dry conditions! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks, I was delighted to find them! I need to get out a few more times this week before I'm shut in. I hope to find some more mushies! Posted 3 months ago
  2. Nice color! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks, they are very vibrant! Posted 3 months ago
  3. Very beautiful! Posted 3 months ago
    1. Thanks :) Posted 3 months ago

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''Retiboletus ornatipes'', commonly known as the ornate-stalked bolete or goldstalk, is a species of bolete fungus in the family Boletaceae. Originally named ''Boletus ornatipes'' by American mycologist Charles Horton Peck in 1878, it was transferred to ''Retiboletus'' in 2002.

Similar species: Boletales
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Aug 17, 2020. Captured Aug 17, 2020 10:50 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/166s
  • ISO500
  • 100mm