Suillus glandulosipes (“White-stemmed Bolete”)

A short mushroom, usually wider than tall. Pale white/yellow stem stains brown when handled & has many dark spots/smears. Buff pores age yellow, often w/ red-brown moisture drops when fresh.

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Description

Name in North American Boletes: Suillus glandulosipes AND Suillus neoalbidipes

Genus: Suillus

Species: glandulosipes

  • 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.

Edibility: Good.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap flesh turns lilac- to greenish-gray.
  • KOH: Cap flesh turns olive-gray.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh turns olive green.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 0 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 0 North American Boletes 237 BENA 344

neoalbidipes

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Chantal Gauthier
1 year 6 months ago

Could it be S.subaurus? The pore size seems to be larger than 2-3mm.