Leccinum insigne

Leccinum insigne, commonly known as the aspen bolete or the aspen scaber stalk, is a species of bolete fungus in the family Boletaceae.

There have been documented cases of  adverse reactions, ranging from headaches to gastrointestinal distress, which may or may not be attributed to food sensitivities alone.

The specific epithet insigne means “distinctive or outstanding”.

Sourced 7/16/2020 from Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leccinum_insigne


Genus: Leccinum

Species: insigne

Edibility: Edible

Growing Season: Spring

Growing Season: Summer

Cap: Convex

Hymenium Type: Pores


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Suillus lakei

This species is native to North America and is often characterized by its scruffy cap and partial veil, among other attributes. S. lakei forms ecotomycorrhizal relationships with douglas fir and it’s fruiting bodies can be seen in late summer and autumn.

Genus: Suillus

Species: lakei

Edibility: Edible

Cap: Convex

Gill Attachment: Decurrent

Spore Print: Brown

Hymenium Type: Pores


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