Boletus amyloideus

Viscid red cap ages to dark reddish brown. Pink- to rose-colored cap flesh. Bright greenish-yellow pores DNS.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: amyloideus

Common Name:

Tells: Viscid red cap ages to dark reddish brown. Pink- to rose-colored cap flesh. Bright greenish-yellow pores DNS.

Other Information: Tan stem may have some red by the top. A rare find.

Edibility: Unknown.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
  • KOH: Pink cap flesh turns white.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Pink cap flesh turns gray.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 0 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0 North American Boletes 90

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