- Genus 2: Speculation based on a single DNA report suggests a potential change to Pulchroboletus
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. Blue bruising on the pores will fade to grayish-brown over time.
Edibility: Still listed as unknown, though your author knows of people who have eaten and enjoyed it.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface does not react. Cap flesh turns pale amber.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.