Species: Austroboletus novae-zelandiae (McNabb) Wolfe (1980) [1979] Go Back
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Description:
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Another species that the mycologist just don't seem to be able to make up their minds over whether A. novaezelandiae is a separate species from the Australian species A. lacunosus or if these are the same species and if the same species which name is the correct. It very much depends on which website you use as a reference, I could not find two that agreed with each other.  
Common name: None
Found: Under leptospermum
Substrate: Ground
Spore: White
Height: 120 mm
Width: 80 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: Unknown
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Macro images:
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar PDD 83019
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  Scale = 11 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar PDD 83000
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  Scale = 13 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar  
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  Scale = 13 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar  
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  Scale = 13 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar  
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Notice the water droplets that have gathered in the reticulated stipe. Scale = 11 mm.
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Micro images:  
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar  
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Austroboletus lacunosus has these wonderful spores with raised pegs concentrated around the centre of the spore. Magnification = 1000x
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar  
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  Scale = 11 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar  
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  Scale = 13 mm.
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