Gyrodon lividus

Yellow pores bruise dingy reddish brown.Variable-colored, oft-tacky cap ages darker & slowly bruises reddish-brown. Likes alder.

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Description

Genus: Gyrodon

  • Genus 2: Boletinellus

Species: lividus

Common Name:

Tells: Yellow pores bruise dingy reddish brown.Variable-colored, oft-tacky cap ages darker & slowly bruises reddish-brown. Likes alder.

Other Information: Cap color ranges from buff to straw, pale brown or reddish brown, & often ends at dark brown. Pale yellow cap flesh blues weakly. Dark reddish brown stem darkens toward base.

Science Notes: The only North American Gyrodon remaining in that Genus. The others listed in North American Boletes were moved to Boletinellus due to DNA testing.

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 0Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0North American Boletes186

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