Name in North American Boletes: Leccinum albellum
- Genus 2: Leccinum
Tells: White/buff/pink/gray cap is usually quite wrinkled, a bit pointy, & cracks/fissures w/ age. Pores are notably depressed at the skinny stem.
Other Information: Young specimens have tiny white scabers that darken to gray/brown w/ age. Likes oak.
Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom from Leccinum to the newly erected genus Leccinellum.
Edibility: Good, though the stem is often to stringy to be worth eating.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.