Common Name: “Atkinson’s Bolete”
Tells: Grayish- to yellow-brown cap w/minute roughened tufts may crack w/age. Buff stem w/fine brownish netting. White cap flesh DNS, & may taste nutty-sweet.
Other Information: White pores age toward dark yellow & DNS. Likes oak & beech.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin flashes purple to magenta before resolving to purplish or brownish. Cap flesh has no reaction.
- KOH: Cap skin turns brown to pale orange (sometimes flashing purplish first). Cap flesh has no reaction.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No reaction.