Name in North American Boletes: N/A
Tells: Brilliant yellow pores dull w/ age & DNS. Smooth pinkish cap tans w/age & has sour skin. Stem striations distinguish from regular A. auriporus. Stem gets woody by base.
Other Information: Obvious white mycelium. Flesh hovers between white & pale yellow, & may occasionally bruise pink or light yellow near the tubes. Cap can be viscid when wet. Likes sandy soil near oak.
Science Notes: A new Southern species first published in 2021. The holotype is from Florida and the true range is unknown, but it is assumed to exist throughout the deep south.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface turns pale blue–green, fading
quickly or slowly. Cap flesh has no reaction, or may slowly turn light greenish gray.
- KOH: Cap surface turns pale yellow–orange before fading to light brown. Cap flesh turns yellow-orange.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap surface and flesh have no reaction, or may slowly stain light greenish gray.