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Phlebopus marginatus

Giant Bolete at suppressed

Phlebopus marginatus at suppressed - 17 Oct 2020
Phlebopus marginatus at suppressed - 17 Oct 2020
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Identification history

Phlebopus marginatus 18 Oct 2020 Pam
Unidentified 18 Oct 2020 LyndalT

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User's notes

This was approx 30cm diameter and was wet and slightly slimy on the top. Bolete.

3 comments

Pam wrote:
   18 Oct 2020
This species tends to be mycorrhizal, that is associated with the roots of nearby plants. Found on many occasions is association with Turpentine (Syncarpia glomulifera) trees. Insects absolutely adore this fungi so quickly become riddled with immature ones.
Though I must admit I've never seen one with what looks like a human nose associated with it!!:)
LyndalT wrote:
   18 Oct 2020
Ah the challenges of photographing the underside of a bolete
Pam wrote:
   19 Oct 2020
Gave me a good laugh.......

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 17 Oct 2020 12:22 PM Recorded on
  • LyndalT Recorded by
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