Leccinum clavatum

Stem swells going down. White to pale pink-buff cap cracks & fissures when mature. White-buff pores stain brown.

Description

Genus: Leccinum

Species: clavatum

Common Name:

Tells: Stem swells going down. White to pale pink-buff cap cracks & fissures when mature. White-buff pores stain brown.

Other Information: White cap flesh stains brown w/no reddish stage. A Pacific Northwest equivalent to L. californicum that grows with spruce & fir instead of aspen.

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 Lincoff0Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians0North American Boletes200

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