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Confusing Bolete ("Old Man of the Woods")
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Confusing Bolete ("Old Man of the Woods")

A Confusing Bolete mushroom (Strobilomyces confusus) grows in the Blue Ridge Mountains. This species is one of two types of mushrooms colloquially called "Old Man of the Woods."

Location and Date
Blue Ridge Parkway — Flat Rock Trail
near Linville, North Carolina, USA
8/29/10 (Note: pre-2000 dates are approximate)

Mark Swanson/Swanson Media

Nikon D300 DSLR

AF-S DX VR-Nikkor 16-85mm f/3.5-5.6G ED

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Kingdom Fungi, mushrooms, Confusing Bolete (Strobilomyces confusus), Blue Ridge Mountains, Appalachian Mountains, Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces sp.), Phylum Basidiomycota (Mushrooms and Kin), Subkingdom Dikarya

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