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Goldstalk - Retiboletus ornatipes Cap was pale yellow-tannish, rough, and slightly lumpy. Flesh was pale yellow. Pores were bright yellow and round. They got mushy when touched, but didn&#039;t really bruise. Yellow, reticulate stipe that tapered at the base. Basal mycelium was pale yellowish. <br />
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Habitat: Growing alone, on the ground, under oak. Geotagged,Ornate-stalked bolete,Retiboletus ornatipes,Summer,United States,bolete,mushroom,retiboletus,yellow Click/tap to enlarge

Goldstalk - Retiboletus ornatipes

Cap was pale yellow-tannish, rough, and slightly lumpy. Flesh was pale yellow. Pores were bright yellow and round. They got mushy when touched, but didn't really bruise. Yellow, reticulate stipe that tapered at the base. Basal mycelium was pale yellowish.

Habitat: Growing alone, on the ground, under oak.

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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: Boletes
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Dec 6, 2018. Captured Aug 19, 2018 09:33 in 91 Main St, Sharon, CT 06069, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm