Name in North American Boletes: Suillus glandulosipes AND Suillus neoalbidipes
- Species 2: neoalbidipes
Common Name: “White-stemmed Bolete”
Tells: A shorty that’s usually wider than tall. White-yellow stem w/dark spots & smears, bruising brown. Buff pores age to dingy yellow, & DNS.
Other Information: Young, fresh pores often have red-brown moisture drops. Oft-wavy or uneven, viscid cap ranges from buff-pink to yellowish to reddish cinnamon. White cap flesh ages yellower. Likes mosses under pine.
Science Notes: DNA evidence has confirmed what many people suspected, that glandulosipes (stem has spots) and neoalbidipes (stem has no spots) are one and the same. The resinous dots grow over time.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap flesh turns lilac- to greenish-gray.
- KOH: Cap flesh turns olive-gray.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh turns olive green.