Tells: Brown, coarsely shaggy scales on stem. Reddish-brown pores stain blue. Yellow cap flesh quickly blues. Dark, scaly cap.
Other Information: Stem scales often arranged in a netting pattern. Spore print unknown. Identical to B’us. fallax except that has greenish- to olive-yellow pores.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): (Based on B’us fallax…) Cap skin turns black. Cap flesh has no reaction.
- KOH: (Based on B’us fallax…) Cap skin turns deep reddish brown. Cap flesh turns pale, orangey-yellowish brown.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): (Based on B’us fallax…) Cap skin has no reaction. Cap flesh has no reaction.