Aureoboletus citriniporus

Brown to black cap cracks in age. Brilliant yellow pores DNS. White to pale yellow stem gets orange-yellow by the pores. White cap flesh DNS.

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Description

Name in North American Boletes: Boletus citriniporus

Genus: Aureoboletus

  • Genus 2: Boletus

Species: citriniporus

Common Name:

Tells: Brown to black cap cracks in age. Brilliant yellow pores DNS. White to pale yellow stem gets orange-yellow by the pores. White cap flesh DNS.

Other Information: Likes oak. A west coast mushroom.

Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom into the newly erected genus “Aureoboletus.”

Edibility: Unknown.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns dark red or red-brown.
  • KOH: No data.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.
National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff  0 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians  0 North American Boletes 105

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