Boletus fibrillosus

Brown (cinnamon to dark) cap may have white-buff spots, & may be wrinkled or scaly. Well-netted stem is yellow on top & ever-browner going down.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: fibrillosus

Common Name:

Tells: Brown (cinnamon to dark) cap may have white-buff spots, & may be wrinkled or scaly. Well-netted stem is lighter on top & ever-browner going down.

Other Information: White to pale yellow pores age to dark yellow & DNS (or may darken a bit). White-buff cap flesh DNS. White mycelium.

Edibility: Unknown.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface turns red to pink.
  • KOH: Cap surface turns red to pink.
  • 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 110

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