Genus 2: Phylloporus
Common Name: “Gilled Bolete”
Tells: Gills (not pores) are more olive-buff than yellow & rarely stain blue or blue-green. Whitish flesh slowly stains gray & may taste slightly acidic.
Other Information: Cinnamon to dark pinkish brown cap with incurved edge ages to dull yellow-brown & flattens as it ages. Stem is usually pale yellow at the top, darkens to olive-buff or cinnamon going down, darkens w/age & occasionally stains dark blue to bluish green. Stem flesh may be hollow and/or darker at the bottom.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap surface turns reddish or reddish brown.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap surface has no reaction.