Name in North American Boletes: Gyrodon rompelii
- Genus 2: Gyrodon
Tells: Found from Texas south. Yellow pores dull w/age & bruise blue. Yellow stem is paler by pores w/a pinkish- to reddish-brown zone by the base.
Other Information: Yellow to pale yellow cap flesh. Yellowish- to purplish- or grayish-brown cap. Likes leafy trees. Texas is the northern edge of a range that begins in South America.
Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom from Gyrodon into Boletinellus, along with all the other North American Gyrodons except G. lividus.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap flesh turns ochraceous (pale brownish orange-yellow).
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh turns pale green.