Boletellus obscurecoccineus 1
Boletellus obscurecoccineus, "Rhubarb Bolete", occurs in Australia, New Guinea, Java, Borneo, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. A totally distinctive bolete found in forest leaf-litter, probably mycorrhizal. Cap to 70 mm, hemispherical to flat, rhubarb red to rosy red. Pores coarse, angular, yellow, spongy, no colour on bruising, forming a deep depression around the rim; spore print dark brown. Stem long (to 95 mm), fairly thick (20 mm), yellow at top, shading red to magenta near base, studded with pale scales and with no ring. Not common, but widespread in forests. Mt Dandenong, 2003.
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