Boletinellus proximus

Found in Florida in wet woods on or near decaying wood. Pale brown cap flesh DNS. Dark- to purplish-brown cap fades w/age to brown or cinnamon-buff.

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Description

Name in North American Boletes: Gyrodon proximus

Genus: Boletinellus

  • Genus 2: Gyrodon

Species: proximus

Common Name:

Tells: Found in Florida in wet woods on or near decaying wood. Pale brown cap flesh DNS. Dark- to purplish-brown cap fades w/age to brown or cinnamon-buff.

Other Information: Yellow to yellow-brown pores (bruising features not reported).

Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom from Gyrodon into Boletinellus, along with all the other North American Gyrodons except G. lividus.

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 188

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