Boletus subluridus

Yellow baby pores age to dark red, then fade back toward orange-yellow. Yellow flesh stains blue, slowing in age, & sometimes smells a bit fetid.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

  • Genus 2: Suillellus

Species: subluridus

  • Species 2: miniato-olivaceous var. subluridus

Common Name:

Tells: Yellow baby pores age to dark red, then fade back toward orange-yellow. Yellow flesh stains blue, slowing in age, & sometimes smells a bit fetid.

Other Information: Stem is yellow on top, but gets redder going down w/tiny red dots but no netting, and pinches in by the base. Likes oak but not exclusively. Variable-colored cap (from yellowish orange through pink, orange, red, rust, or brown) may crack a bit in age. Flesh can be a paler yellow. A southern species.

Edibility: Edibility unknown.

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 165 BENA 314

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