Tells: Red cap ages olive-brown, & gets deeply cracked/fissured. Yellow cap flesh blues & often tastes acidic. Yellow pores stain blue & resolve to brown.
Other Information: Lots of yellow mycelium at base of cap-colored stem (often w/yellow at the top). Quite a rare find.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface turns orange or yellow, with a gray ring. Cap flesh turns orangish.
- KOH: Cap surface turns dull orange, with a gray or black ring. Cap flesh turns orange.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap surface turns olive-gray to dark. Cap flesh turns yellow, gray or olive.