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Gyroporus cyanescens? | by PietervH
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Gyroporus cyanescens?

Although not listed on the "Annotated cumulative Species List" of Foray Newfoundland and Labrador, I think this may be the Blueing bolete. They were growing on the edge of the Skerwink trail in Trinity East. The caps are staw coloured, dry and fibrillous. The non-reticulated stem is brittle and the same colour as the cap, often cracking to give ringlike zones. This mushroom turns a beautiful blue, immediately after bruising. They are apparantly edible, therefore breaking the "Bolete Rule" ("you can safely eat any bolete except ones that turn blue when bruised and/or have a red or orange pore surface").

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Taken on August 16, 2012