Taxonomy

Austroboletus sp 'pileoreticulatus' ined. Text Patrick Leonard 2019

Red List Status -


Description

Pileus: convex; 40 - 60 mm diameter; viscid with a distinct reticulate network; yellow brown with network a darker brown; margin appendiculate.

Stipe: clavate; 60 - 70 × 12 – 15 mm; lacunose, reticulum more pronounced on lower half; reticulum and stipe surface white at apex, pale brown at base.

Pores: adnate; mostly pentagonal, some hexagonal; white becoming pink.

Flesh: white, unchanging.

Spore print: very pale pink.

Spores:

Notes: the combination of a convex reticulate cap may be  sufficient to recognise this species in the field.



Geographical distribution