Lanmaoa sublurida

Yellow baby pores age to dark red, then fade back toward orange-yellow. Yellow flesh stains blue, slowing in age, & often smells fetid (oniony ammonia).

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Description

Genus: Lanmaoa

  • Genus 2: Suillellus
  • Geneus 3: Boletus

Species: sublurida

  • Species 2: subluridus
  • Species 3: miniato-olivaceous var. subluridus

Common Name:

Tells: Yellow baby pores age to dark red, then fade back toward orange-yellow. Yellow flesh stains blue, slowing in age, & often smells fetid (oniony ammonia).

Other Information: Stem is yellow on top, but gets redder going down w/tiny red dots but no netting, and pinches in by the base. Likes oak but not exclusively. Bright red baby cap ages through dull red, rust, pink, orange, yellowish or brown. Cap may crack a bit in age. Cap flesh can be a paler yellow than stem flesh. Thin pore layer. A rare southern species.

Science Information: DNA work has moved this species to the genus Lanmaoa.

Edibility: Unknown. But if it smells bad, why bother?

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 165 BENA 314

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