Name in North American Boletes: Boletus pinophilus
- Species 2: pinophilus
- Species 3: pinicola
Tells: White-buff to brown stem w/netting that darkens when handled. White pores age to brownish yellow & bruise rusty brown.
Other Information: Oft-wrinkled or pitted red to rusty-brown cap often darkens with handling. White flesh DNS & is usually pinkish brown under the cap skin. Likes conifers, esp. Ponderosa Pine.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): [see fn] Cap may turn pinker or no reaction. No reaction on flesh.
- KOH: [see fn] Cap turns red. No reaction on flesh.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.
[fn on chemical tests]. The results above are based on a single test by Ralph Begley in Oregon. The ID was later established with DNA testing but these chemical test results should be treated as tentative.
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