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.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.