- Genus 2: Ceriomyces
Species: aureissimus var. castaneus
- Species 2: auripes var. castaneus
Tells: Velvety purple-brown cap. Yellow pores age darker & DNS. Oft-bulbous, yellow to bright-yellow stem usually has yellow netting on top.
Other Information: Regular aureissimus has a yellow/gold cap. Mentioned in Boletes of Eastern North America, p. 93, as “Ceriomyces aureissimus var. castaneus.”
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.