Boletellus flocculosipes

Shaggy, gray-brown to -black cap. Yellow pores age brown & stain dark blue-green. Shaggy, red-brown stem is yellow high, dark by base.

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Description

Genus: Boletellus

  • Genus 2: Boletus

Species: flocculosipes

Common Name:

Tells: Shaggy, gray-brown to -black cap. Yellow pores age brown & stain dark blue-green. Shaggy, red-brown stem is yellow high, dark by base.

Other Information: Pale yellow cap flesh quickly blues & has pink zone near the cap skin. Bright yellow stem flesh quickly blue-greens. Likes hickory. Only known from Gainesville, FL.

Edibility: Unknown.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
  • KOH: No data.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 0 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0 North American Boletes 85

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