Pulveroboletus ravenelii (“Ravenel’s Bolete”)

Powdery yellow cap ages red from center out. Yellow pores age to grayish brown & stain greenish-blue, resolving to greenish-brown.

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Description

Genus: Pulveroboletus

Species: ravenelii

Common Name: “Ravenel’s Bolete”

  • Common Name 2: “Powdery Sulphur Bolete”

Tells: Powdery yellow cap ages red from center out. Yellow pores age to grayish brown & stain greenish-blue, resolving to greenish-brown.

Other Information: Cap may crack or wrinkle w/age. Pale cap flesh slowly blues, resolving to dingy yellow & then pale brown. Bright yellow stem may have a ring from membrane that covered young pores.

Edibility: Good.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): No data.
  • KOH: No data.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff579Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians284North American Boletes223BENA295

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