Common Name: “Mahogany Colored Bolete”
Tells: Mahogany (or a bit redder) cap lightens & may stain blue at edge. Yellow cap flesh stains blue, resolving to pale red-brown. Yellowish pores bruise blue-black.
Other Information: Blue-bruising stem is bright yellow near pores & redder by base. Pores start yellow but age to greenish- & then brownish-yellow. Only known from Mississippi.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface turns yellow. Cap flesh turns pale orange. Pore surface turns pale reddish brown.
- KOH: Cap surface darkens. Cap flesh turns pale brownish orange. Pore surface turns burnt orange.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap and pore surfaces have no reaction. Cap flesh turns grayish.