Buchwaldoboletus hemichrysus

Yellow cap usually has a yellow powder on top. Yellow baby pores quickly age red-brown. Yellow-with-red stem ridged by the pores.

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Description

Name in North American Boletes: Boletus hemichrysus

Genus: Buchwaldoboletus

  • Genus 2: Boletus
  • Genus 3: Xerocomus
  • Genus 4: Pulveroboletus
  • Genus 5: Phlebopus

Species: hemichrysus

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Tells: Yellow cap usually has a yellow powder on top. Yellow baby pores quickly age red-brown. Yellow-with-red stem ridged by the pores.

Other Information: Yellow cap flesh usually blues, often slowly. A smaller mushroom with a cap no bigger than 3”” across.

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

Edibility: Unknown.

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 117 174

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