Gyroporus purpurinus (“Red Gyroporus”)

Brittle cap flesh DNS. Deep burgundy red cap may crack w/age & fades from margin in. Stem hollows w/age. Whitish pores yellow w/age & DNS.

Description

Genus: Gyroporus

Species: purpurinus

Common Name: “Red Gyroporus”

Tells: Brittle cap flesh DNS. Deep burgundy red cap may crack w/age & fades from margin in. Stem hollows w/age. Whitish pores yellow w/age & DNS.

Other Information: Quite uncommon. Spore print bright yellow.

Edibility: Good.

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 191 213

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Matt
11 months 20 days ago

For being uncommon I have been finding them quit often in southern Minnesota