Name in North American Boletes: Austroboletus subflavidus
Common Name: White Coarsely-Ribbed Bolete
Tells: Smells fruity but tastes bitter. Stem with thick, raised netting & often a yellow base. Babies may have clear fluid beads on the pores. Found under oak and pine.
Other information: Mushroom is all white to buff except the pores, which age toward pink. Nothing stains. Cap often cracks with age. Mushrooms are often found in a dried or shriveled state.
Edibility: Avoid. Too bitter to eat.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface turns pale cinnamon.
- KOH: Cap surface turns pale cinnamon.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.