Boletus miniato-pallescens

Yellow pores (sometimes tinted orange) age darker & bruise greenish blue. Dark red cap pales through orange toward yellow-tan, & cracks w/age.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: miniato-pallescens

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Tells: Yellow pores (sometimes tinted orange) age darker & bruise greenish blue. Dark red cap pales through orange toward yellow-tan, & cracks w/age.

Other Information: Pale yellow cap flesh stains blue. Yellow stem has reddish streaks that increase with age. Likes oak.

Edibility: Unknown.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface does not react. Cap flesh turns pale amber.
  • 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 129 119

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