Tells: Strange, elongated pores start yellow, age to gray-yellow to pale orange, & run down the pale yellow, somewhat bulbous, soft & pliant stem, which bruises red-brownish.
Other Information: Viscid yellow-brown to brown-orange cap may be streaked w/dark brown & often fades or darkes w/age. Pale yellow cap flesh DNS. Likes oak, bearberries, manzanita, & ponderosa pine.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap flesh turns pink, then quickly shifts to blue with a pinkish ring.
- KOH: Cap skin turns dark bluish green. Cap flesh turns pink, then quickly shifts to blue.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh turns gray.