Boletus miniato-pallescens

Greenish yellow pores age toward orange & bruise greenish blue. Dark red cap pales through peach & orange toward yellow-tan, & cracks w/age. Turns orange-red when cooked.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

  • Genus 2: Speculation based on a single DNA report suggests a potential change to Pulchroboletus

Species: miniato-pallescens

Common Name:

Tells: Greenish yellow pores age toward orange & bruise greenish blue. Dark red cap pales through peach & orange toward yellow-tan, & cracks w/age. Turns orange-red when cooked.

Other Information: Pale yellow flesh stains blue, especially lower in the stem. Yellow stem has reddish streaks that increase with age. Likes oak.

Edibility: Still listed as unknown, though your author knows of people who have eaten and enjoyed it.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface does not react. Cap flesh turns pale amber.
  • KOH: No data.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 0 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0 North American Boletes 129 119

 

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