- Genus 2: Pulveroboletus
Tells: Whitish-yellow cap flesh blues erratically, esp. by tubes, & may taste a bit acrid. Yellow pores dull w/age, bruising weakly blue before resolving brownish.
Other Information: Small (<2-1/2″), dull reddish to purplish brown cap. Yellow stem fills w/ever more reddish-brown dots & spots going down. Whitish-yellow stem flesh often red by the base. Likes oak w/Loblolly Pine nearby.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns bright reddish brown. Cap flesh has no reaction.
- KOH: Cap skin turns darker brown. Cap flesh turns pale magenta or has no reaction.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.