This Bolete mushroom's Pores and Tubes are initially white and very tightly packed before becoming yellow and wider. The mature pores have multiple shapes and the sporeprint is yellow-brown.
It's flesh is thick, white and does not bruise when cut or exposed to air.
Found: Several years running, early in the season in narrow peppermint bushland, (EVC 45) in Forrest, the northern edge of Australia's Otway ranges.
Australia is estimated to have 200,000 fungi species compared with only 6,000 European. However, only about 12,000 Australian mushrooms have been identified with about 6,000 named and described. This website and Fungioz app are dedicated to increasing knowledge of both known and unidentified Australian mushrooms.
I am not a mycologist but have been fascinated by fungi since childhood sheep farm forays.. After moving to the northern edge of Australia's Otways National park I realised how many more wonderful species there are on uncultivated land.. I began photographing and researching and now sharing the ongoing results via FungiOz website and FungiOz app. Fungi identification via field characteristics alone is tentative as are any suggested identifications in FungiOz app and website.