Boletus aurantioruber

White pores age yellow & bruise pale green to yellowish olive. Red/brown netting may be white at the top & bruises dark. Likes conifers, esp. Pitch Pine.

SKU: Boletus edulis-1 Categories: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: aurantioruber

Common Name:

Tells: White pores age yellow & bruise pale green to yellowish olive. Red/brown netting may be white at the top & bruises dark. Likes conifers, esp. Pitch Pine.

Other Information: Red/orange/brown cap fades w/age, has sterile edge, & is viscid when wet. Pinkish-cinnamon-over-buff, usually bulbous stem w/extensive like-colored netting & often yellow spots at the base. White flesh DNS & may have pink by the cap skin. Tubes may turn greener when dried. Found in the coastal Northeast.

Edibility: Choice.

Science Notes: The overall look and feel suggest a closer relationship to B. subcaerulescens than the other North American versions of B. edulis, though of course they are all pretty close from the tree of life perspective.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

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

Links:

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

 

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