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Mushroom - Family Boletaceae, Xanthoconium purpureum Tentative ID: Xanthoconium purpureum<br />
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Growing on the ground; mostly deciduous forest<br />
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Growing on the ground; mostly deciduous forest<br />
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Mushroom - Family Boletaceae, Xanthoconium purpureum

Tentative ID: Xanthoconium purpureum

Growing on the ground; mostly deciduous forest

Mushroom - Family Boletaceae, Xanthoconium purpureum Tentative ID: Xanthoconium purpureum<br />
<br />
Growing on the ground; mostly deciduous forest<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/135379/mushroom_-_family_boletaceae.html Geotagged,Summer,United States,Xanthoconium purpureum,boletaceae,bolete,fungus,mushroom

    comments (2)

  1. I'm poor at ID-ing fungi but nevertheless the ID looks really good to me. Posted one month ago
    1. Thanks, I agree and will add the ID tentatively. I posted these pics on Mushroom Observer to see if I can get confirmation. Posted one month ago

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''Xanthoconium purpureum'' is a species of bolete fungus in the genus ''Xanthoconium''. It was described as new to science in 1962 by Wally Snell and Esther Dick in 1962. It is found in eastern North America, where it fruits under oak, sometimes in oak-pine forests.

Similar species: Boletales
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded May 20, 2022. Captured Aug 26, 2021 08:16 in 5 Judson Ave, Woodbury, CT 06798, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO640
  • 100mm