Ornate-stalked Bolete Retiboletus ornatipes Manfr. & Bresinsky    Synonyms: Goldstalk.
Kingdom Fungi   >   Phylum Basidiomycota   >   Class Agaricomycetes   >   Order Boletales   >   Family Boletaceae   >   Genus Retiboletus   

Description:

Cap: Color variable from yellow to yellow-brown to gray; center may be darker to yellow at margin; convex to nearly flat in age. Pores: Shades of yellow bruising deeper yellow or orange-brown. Stalk: Yellow to brownish covered with prominent reticulations. Handling of fruiting body stains hands yellow (J. Solem, pers. comm.).

Where to find:

Habitat: Solitary or small groups on ground in hardwood forests (mostly beech/oak), sometimes in disturbed areas.

There are 12 records in the project database.

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An Ornate-stalked Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2014). Mature fruiting body. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

An Ornate-stalked Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (6/18/2013). Fruiting body. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

An Ornate-stalked Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (6/18/2013). Stalk with prominent reticulations and pores showing staining. Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ornate-stalked Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ornate-stalked Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ornate-stalked Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

An Ornate-stalked Bolete in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/25/2017). Determined by Jo and Bob Solem. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Ornate-stalked Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (7/17/2020). (c) Matthew Beziat, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Matthew Beziat. (MBP list)

Ornate-stalked Bolete growing in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/20/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Spores of Ornate-stalked Bolete in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2014). (c) Joanne and Robert Solem, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Joanne Solem. (MBP list)

Ornate-stalked Bolete in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/9/2018). Determined by Jo Solem. Photo by Anne Looker. (MBP list)

Ornate-stalked Bolete spores collected in Howard Co., Maryland (8/24/2014). Photo by Robert Solem. (MBP list)


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