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Gray Bolete (Retiboletus griseus) Growing in leaf litter under mostly oak and hickory trees. In a dense mixed forest in Gordon County, Georgia, US.<br />
Cap/upper surface: Brownish gray with white flesh. DNS.<br />
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Fertile surface: Small white/cream pores. Stain light brown when scratched. Turn darker brown after 30 seconds.<br />
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Stipe: Highly reticulate. Transitioning from white/cream (at the apex) to yellow (at the base). Base is slightly tapered. Inner flesh DNS.<br />
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Taste: Mild, nutty.<br />
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Odor: Nutty.<br />
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Chemistry: KOH &ndash; barely noticeable, but light peach tones on cap. Ammonia&mdash;No reaction. Iron salts- No reaction. <br />
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Cap/upper surface: Brownish gray with white flesh. DNS.<br />
<br />
Fertile surface: Small white/cream pores. Stain light brown when scratched. Turn darker brown after 30 seconds.<br />
<br />
Stipe: Highly reticulate. Transitioning from white/cream (at the apex) to yellow (at the base). Base is slightly tapered. Inner flesh DNS.<br />
<br />
Taste: Mild, nutty.<br />
<br />
Odor: Nutty.<br />
<br />
Chemistry: KOH &ndash; barely noticeable, but light peach tones on cap. Ammonia&mdash;No reaction. Iron salts- No reaction. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/101478/gray_bolete_retiboletus_griseus.html<br />
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<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/101477/gray_bolete_retiboletus_griseus.html" title="Gray Bolete (Retiboletus griseus)"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3231/101477_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1603929610&Signature=DcKvWqDYkheo5AA3j%2BYBNaPwmMQ%3D" width="102" height="152" alt="Gray Bolete (Retiboletus griseus) Growing in leaf litter under mostly oak and hickory trees. In a dense mixed forest in Gordon County, Georgia, US.<br />
Cap/upper surface: Brownish gray with white flesh. DNS.<br />
<br />
Fertile surface: Small white/cream pores. Stain light brown when scratched. Turn darker brown after 30 seconds.<br />
<br />
Stipe: Highly reticulate. Transitioning from white/cream (at the apex) to yellow (at the base). Base is slightly tapered. Inner flesh DNS.<br />
<br />
Taste: Mild, nutty.<br />
<br />
Odor: Nutty.<br />
<br />
Chemistry: KOH &ndash; barely noticeable, but light peach tones on cap. Ammonia&mdash;No reaction. Iron salts- No reaction.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/101479/gray_bolete_retiboletus_griseus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/101478/gray_bolete_retiboletus_griseus.html Geotagged,Retiboletus griseus,Summer,United States" /></a></figure> Geotagged,Retiboletus griseus,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Gray Bolete (Retiboletus griseus)

Growing in leaf litter under mostly oak and hickory trees. In a dense mixed forest in Gordon County, Georgia, US.
Cap/upper surface: Brownish gray with white flesh. DNS.

Fertile surface: Small white/cream pores. Stain light brown when scratched. Turn darker brown after 30 seconds.

Stipe: Highly reticulate. Transitioning from white/cream (at the apex) to yellow (at the base). Base is slightly tapered. Inner flesh DNS.

Taste: Mild, nutty.

Odor: Nutty.

Chemistry: KOH – barely noticeable, but light peach tones on cap. Ammonia—No reaction. Iron salts- No reaction.

Gray Bolete (Retiboletus griseus) Growing in leaf litter under mostly oak and hickory trees. In a dense mixed forest in Gordon County, Georgia, US.<br />
Cap/upper surface: Brownish gray with white flesh. DNS.<br />
<br />
Fertile surface: Small white/cream pores. Stain light brown when scratched. Turn darker brown after 30 seconds.<br />
<br />
Stipe: Highly reticulate. Transitioning from white/cream (at the apex) to yellow (at the base). Base is slightly tapered. Inner flesh DNS.<br />
<br />
Taste: Mild, nutty.<br />
<br />
Odor: Nutty.<br />
<br />
Chemistry: KOH – barely noticeable, but light peach tones on cap. Ammonia—No reaction. Iron salts- No reaction. <br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/101478/gray_bolete_retiboletus_griseus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/101477/gray_bolete_retiboletus_griseus.html Geotagged,Retiboletus griseus,Summer,United States

Gray Bolete (Retiboletus griseus) Growing in leaf litter under mostly oak and hickory trees. In a dense mixed forest in Gordon County, Georgia, US.<br />
Cap/upper surface: Brownish gray with white flesh. DNS.<br />
<br />
Fertile surface: Small white/cream pores. Stain light brown when scratched. Turn darker brown after 30 seconds.<br />
<br />
Stipe: Highly reticulate. Transitioning from white/cream (at the apex) to yellow (at the base). Base is slightly tapered. Inner flesh DNS.<br />
<br />
Taste: Mild, nutty.<br />
<br />
Odor: Nutty.<br />
<br />
Chemistry: KOH – barely noticeable, but light peach tones on cap. Ammonia—No reaction. Iron salts- No reaction.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/101479/gray_bolete_retiboletus_griseus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/101478/gray_bolete_retiboletus_griseus.html Geotagged,Retiboletus griseus,Summer,United States

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''Retiboletus griseus'', commonly known as the gray bolete, is a species of bolete fungus in the family Boletaceae. The species was first described scientifically in 1878 by American botanist Charles Christopher Frost. It was transferred to ''Retiboletus'' in 2002.

Similar species: Boletes
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Sep 15, 2020. Captured Sep 2, 2020 09:43 in 227 Oakman Rd NE, Oakman, GA 30732, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/29.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm