Boletus abieticola

Short, squat, high altitude mushroom. Lots of yellow netting on yellow stem w/reddish base. Red-pink-tan on yellow cap.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: abieticola

Common Name:

Tells: Short, squat, high altitude mushroom. Lots of yellow netting on yellow stem w/reddish base. Red-pink-tan on yellow cap.

Other Information: Yellow pores age darker & stain blue. White to yellow cap flesh may slowly blue, but stem flesh does not. White stem flesh stains red, esp.  at the base. Likes firs.

Edibility: Good.

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 87

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