Key to the Boletes of the Chicago Area v1.0 Edited by Wyatt Gaswick Show full information about this key
Click on characters below to narrow the list of matches to the left. Choosing multiple states for one character will select taxa that match at least one chosen state ("OR" logic).
Data from a variety of sources. I recommend Bessette, Roody, and Bessette's North American Boletes to anyone interested in the subject. All errors and questionable interpretations are hereby blamed on the primary compiler of this key (Wyatt Gaswick). Much thanks to 2012 NIRMI Interns for their assistance. Photos are from personal or Field Museum collections.
Code based on a project funded by the Grainger Foundation ("Using New Technologies for Interactive Keys"; The Field Museum; PI R. Luecking) and the National Science Foundation (DEB-1025861 "ATM - Assembling a Taxonomic Monograph: The Lichen Family Graphidaceae; The Field Museum; PI T. Lumbsch, Co-PI R. Luecking).
* denotes a taxon that has not yet been recorded in the Chicago region (to my knowledge), but is likely to occur here.
** denotes a taxon name I am not using (see taxon notes for details)