Boletus subsanguineus

Viscid, bright red cap fades w/age. White cap flesh slowly stains pale brownish lilac. Pinkish baby pores age to brownish yellow & bruise pale brown.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: subsanguineus

Common Name:

Tells: Viscid, bright red cap fades w/age. White cap flesh slowly stains pale brownish lilac. Pinkish baby pores age to brownish yellow & bruise pale brown.

Other Information: Stem is yellow by pores, white by base, & well-streaked w/red. Likes beech. Can be confused w/Ty. Balloui. Known from Pennsylvania.

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 591 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0 North American Boletes 261

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