Species: cyanescens var. violaceotinctus
Tells: Buff to yellowish-tan cap & like-colored stem bruise dark blue. Brittle cap flesh stains dark lilac, then indigo, & finally dark blue.
Other Information: White, yellowish, yellow-green, to tan pores quickly stain blue. Likes birch, but not exclusively. Straight cyanescens stains greenish and then blue in its cap flesh.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Blue-stained cap flesh stays blue before shifting to green and then bright yellow.
- KOH: Blue-stained cap flesh stays blue before shifting to green and then bright yellow.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.