Name in North American Boletes: Boletus lignicola
- Genus 2: Boletus
- Genus 3: Xercomus
- Genus 4: Gyrodon
- Genus 5: Phlebopus
Common Name: Wood Bolete
Tells: Grows on wood (usually pine), not ground. Loose cap skin may even move, & may crack w/age. Yellow pores age to brownish & bruise greenish blue.
Other Information: Yellow mycelium. Rusty- to yellow-brown cap. Stem is yellow high, browner by base. Yellow cap flesh may blue slowly. Prefers conifers, but not exclusively. Often found with the shelf polypore Phaeolus schweinitzii and it may actually be growing on that polypore instead of the wood.
Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom from Boletus to a newly erected genus called “Buchwaldoboletus”.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface quickly stains an intense black.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No reaction on cap surface.