Doubts exist about whether the photo above is actually alutaceus. It is close enough to argue about, however, and thus useful as a general reference in the spirit of, “It will look something like this…” Apply salt to taste.
Common Name: “Leather Colored Bolete”
Tells: Greenish yellow pores DNS. Pinkish-brown cap w/white flesh that stains pinkish & may smell grainy. Stem paler than cap, often w/a yellow foot.
Other Information: Often confused with the Pallid Bolete (B. pallidus) but this has a leather-toned cap. Likes oak & beech.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.