Name in North American Boletes: Boletus pulchriceps
- Genus 2: Boletus
Tells: Smells nutty sweet. Pale pink cap darkens by edge & often cracks. Well but delicately netted, lighter-than-cap colored stem. Found in Arizona. Likes oak.
Other Information: Pale yellow cap flesh is deeper by the tubes & blues weakly before fading to white. Yellow pores age to brownish olive, & bruise weakly or DNS. Pale yellow stem flesh DNS.
Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom from Boletus to a newly erected genus called “Butyriboletus” (“butyri” being latin for “butter” and this being one of the Butter Boletes).
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.