Boletus mottiae (“Mott’s Bolete”)

Viscid, wrinkled, cinnamon to browner cap fades toward the edge. Netted, buff to pinkish-cinnamon stem. White pores age to yellow.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: mottiae

Common Name: “Mott’s Bolete”

Tells: Viscid, wrinkled, cinnamon to browner cap fades toward the edge. Netted, buff to pinkish-cinnamon stem. White pores age to yellow.

Other Information: Found only in Grass Valley & Nevada City, CA. Spore print color unknown.

Edibility: Unknown, but the similarity to edulis variations is a very good sign.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): No reaction.
  • KOH: No reaction.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No reaction.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 0 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0 North American Boletes 131

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