Common Name: “Noble Bolete”
Tells: Pale stem w/ ever-browner streaks going down, may be “delicately netted”. Cap often pitted or wrinkled. White pores age toward brownish yellow.
Other Information: Likes oak & beech. White cap flesh gets yellowish by the pores. If you see a yellow band by the pores, check B. gertrudiae. A good looking mushroom.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap flesh turns pink/red. Stem skin turns reddish.
- KOH: Cap surface turns amber brown. Cap flesh turns purplish red. Stem skin turns amber to brown.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.