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Leccinum manzanitae
madrone bolete, manzanita bolete, manzanita mushroom

Habitat: Associated with Arbutus and Arctostaphylos.

Substrate: Soil.

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Edibility: Not considered edible.


Not considered edible.

Identification Notes:

Very large mushroom, up to 30 cm across and as tall. Cap sticky, domed, pitted, reddish brown. Pore surface off-white, ageing to olive-buff, bruising brown. Stem whitish with dark scales, large, solid, bruising blue at the base.

Accepted Name:
Leccinum manzanitae Thiers

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Leccinum manzanitae in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

CalPhotos: Leccinum manzanitae photos

3 photographs:
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