Name in North American Boletes: Tylopilus chromapes
- Genus 2: Tylopilus
- Genus 2: Leccinum
Common Name: “Chrome Footed Bolete”
Tells: White/pink stem has a bright yellow foot, w/ pink-rose dots or scabers. Rose/pink cap fades tannish w/age & can be slightly viscid.
Other Information: White pores age to dull pink or tan, & DNS or rarely stain pink. White cap flesh darkens to bright yellow at the stem’s bottom & DNS.
Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom into the newly resurrected genus “Harrya.”
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns yellow.
- KOH: Cap flesh turns greenish.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh turns brown.