Boletus variipes var. fagicola

Dark brown-black cap often cracks & fissures w/age & hot weather. White pores age dingy yellow. Oft-bulbous stem usually has white or brown netting.

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Description

Genus: Boletus

Species: variipes var. fagicola

Common Name:

Tells: Dark brown-black cap often cracks & fissures w/age & hot weather. White pores age dingy yellow. Oft-bulbous stem usually has white or brown netting.

Other Information: Regular variipes has a much lighter cap and stem. Thought to be only from Michigan, John Plischke III identified a sample found by Kate & and Scott Pavelle 7-28-2015 in Indiana County.

Edibility: Choice.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
  • KOH: No data.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 568 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 307 North American Boletes 168 167

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