- Species 2: aereus
Common Name: Queen Bolete
Tells: Dark- to black- (sometimes red-) brown cap. Stout, netted, white-buff stem (babies may have pink tones) darkens to winy-brown w/age.
Other Information: Cap flesh pale pink when young, aging to white or pale yellow, & DNS. White pores become dingy yellow in age & DNS. Likes oak and madrone.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap flesh does not react.
- KOH: Cap flesh does not react.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh does not react.