Xerocomellus intermedius

Pores start tiny & yellow, end huge & brownish, and stain blue before fading to brown. Fissures into sections w/age. Pale yellow flesh stains blue & has pink layer by skin.

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Description

Genus: Xerocomellus

  • Genus 2: Boletellus
  • Genus 3: Xerocomus

Species: intermedius

  • Species 2: Chrysenteron var. robustus

Common Name:

Edibility: Unknown, but probable.

Tells: Pores start tiny & yellow, end huge & brownish, and stain blue before fading to brown. Fissures into sections w/age. Pale yellow flesh stains blue & has pink layer by skin.

Other Information: Stem yellow on top, with red dots/ribs filling the middle. Often confused with B. chrysenteron, this has a redder cap when young.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
  • KOH: No data.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 0Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0North American Boletes85 BENA419

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