Boletus rufomaculatus

Red-spotted, rusty brown cap lightens toward honey-yellow. Oft-ribbed stem yellow high, mottled deep red going down.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

  • Genus: Baorangia

Species: rufomaculatus

Common Name:

Tells: Red-spotted, rusty brown cap lightens toward honey-yellow. Oft-ribbed stem yellow high, mottled deep red going down.

Other Information: Yellow pores stain blue, & both darken & often get rusty spots w/age. Pale yellow cap flesh blues slowly & mostly by the tubes. Likes beech in mixed woods.

Edibility: Unknown.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns yellowish. Cap flesh turns dark yellow.
  • KOH: Cap skin turns dark amber. Cap flesh turns pinkish-amber to amber.
  • 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 155 148

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