Leccinum barrowsii

Found only in Santa Clara Canyon near Santa Fe, NM. Pale rose pink cap ages to grayish white. Inconspicuous white scabers on stem dry to dark gray. Likes conifers.

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Description

Genus: Leccinum

Species: barrowsii

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Tells: Found only in Santa Clara Canyon near Santa Fe, NM. Pale rose pink cap ages to grayish white. Inconspicuous white scabers on stem dry to dark gray. Likes conifers.

Other Information: White cap flesh stains black when dried. White stem flesh stains black (blue at the base). White pores (size & bruising not reported). Odor & taste not reported.  Rare & only partially described.

Science Notes: See this Article on the Red-Cap Leccinum Taxonomy Mess.

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 199

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