Boletus chippewaensis

Pale yellow cap w/brick-red smears. White pores age yellower & stain pinkish cinnamon (maybe gray-green in age). White netting on buff to pinkish brown stem.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: chippewaensis

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Tells: Pale yellow cap w/brick-red smears. White pores age yellower & stain pinkish cinnamon (maybe gray-green in age). White netting on buff to pinkish brown stem.

Other Information: White cap flesh DNS. Cap can be viscid when wet. Pores get darker & yellower w/age, eventually getting a bit of olive. A close relative of the true Boletus edulis.

Edibility: Choice

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface turns blue-green, then amber orange at the center. Cap flesh turns pale pink.
  • KOH: Cap surface turns brownish orange. Cap flesh turns pinkish.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap surface turns olive-brown. Cap flesh turns grayish blue.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 0 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0 North American Boletes 103 98

 

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