Leccinum idahoense

Viscid, dark brown, somewhat granular cap. White stem w/chili-red scabers that darken toward blackish by the base.

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Description

Genus: Leccinum

Species: idahoense

Common Name:

Tells: Viscid, dark brown, somewhat granular cap. White stem w/chili-red scabers that darken toward blackish by the base.

Other Information: White flesh stains purplish-gray very slowly (up to 15 minutes). White-buff pores age to olive-brown & bruise brown. Likes conifers. Found only in Idaho.

Edibility: Edibility unknown, but quite similar to the known edible L. subtestaceum.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
  • KOH: No data.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh turns greenish.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff0Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians0North American Boletes205

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