Name: Tylopilus alboater
Authority: (Schwein.) Murrill 1909
Vouchered by: Brad Bomanz
Date found: 9/20/2003
Collected by: Brad Bomanz
Confirming Mycologist: Dr. Andrew Methven & Jay Justice
Latitude: N 37 00.421'
Longitude: W 090 11.821'
Site location: Mingo National Wildlife Refuge
Habitat: bottomland - swamp
Moisture conditions: very moist
Substrate: leaf - litter
Reference document: North American Boletes - 2000
Author:Alan E. Bessette, William C. Roody, Arleen R. Bessette
ISBN No: 0-8156-0588-9
Spore length: 7 - 11 microns
Spore width: 3.5 - 5 microns
Spore color: clear
Spore texture: smooth
Spore shape: kind of elliptical - broader at one end
Spore print color: pinkish
Chemical reaction: n/d
Pores are 8mm deep and 2 per mm on the voucher. The voucher's pores stained reddish, then turned black. Refer to the associated flash bi-lateral cut photo and the cap and gill/pore flash photo for staining and black colors, also the reticulation at the apex of the stipe. This specimen was verified by Dr. Andrew Methven and Jay Justice. Based on the specimen's physical characteristics and close examination by Dr. Methven (see annotation above) combined with the 2015 DNA analysis confirmed that this specimen is Tylopilus alboater.