Name in North American Boletes: Boletus sphaerocephalus
- Genus 2: Boletus
Tells: Grows on sawdust, stumps, or surrounding areas. Yellow pores age toward brown, & stain blue before resolving brown.
Other Information: Yellow cap pales, often fissures in age, & may be slightly viscid. Yellow flesh usually blues, & may taste a little bitter. Yellow stem has no netting. B. hemichrysus has a bright yellow or orange-yellow stem (vs. just yellow), a reddish-brown pores (vs. yellow-brown), & red tints to the yellow stem.
Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom from Boletus to a newly erected genus called “Buchwaldoboletus”.
Edibility: Edibility unknown.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.