Boletus pseudopinophilus

Stem netting white high, darker on lower 75%. Reddish-brown, oft-wrinkled cap. Creamy pores age to darkening yellow & usually stain blue-gray that turns brownish.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: pseudopinophilus

Common Name:

Tells: Conspicuous white netting darkens when handled. Reddish-brown, oft-wrinkled cap. Grows under pine. White cap flesh can have a reddish-brown zone near the cap skin.

Other Information: B. subcaerulescens that grows under pine, has no lemon smell, and does not bruise blue at all.” Creamy pores DNS, & age through darkening yellow toward brown. Stem broadens going down, sometimes even to bulbous. It took DNA to prove this was a new species.

Edibility: Choice.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
  • 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 0 137

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