Tells: Short (<2″) white to pale yellow stem. Viscid buff, pinkish brown, to brown cap can seem to be on the ground. Whitish pores age to dingy yellow & DNS.
Other Information: White to pale yellow cap flesh DNS. Likes Ponderosa Pine. Sui. brevipes is similar but has a darker cap & well-dotted stem. Known from Arizona.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap flesh turns rose red.
- KOH: Cap flesh turns rose- or wine-red.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh turns gray.