Name in North American Boletes: Boletus bicolor var. borealis
- Genus 2: Boletus
- Species 2: bicolor var. borealis
Tells: Yellow or pale yellow stem flesh stains blue on top & reddish-brown by the base. Cap flesh slowly blues, but only by stem. Orange-red or red pores age duller & stain greenish blue. Red cap flat or convex when young, & dulls w/age.
Other Information: Cap flesh slowly blues, but only by the stem. Stem is colored like the cap, tapers downwards, & may sometimes have netting at the very top. Found from New England west to Michigan & northwards. Often confused with B. carminiporus.
Science Notes: DNA testing has put this mushroom in the new genus Lanmaoa. It is not that closely related to bicolor, which is now in the new genus Baorangia.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh has no reaction.