Name in North American Boletes: Tylopilus conicus
- Genus 2: Tylopilus
- Genus 3: Mucilopilus
Common Name: “Conical Shaggy Cap Bolete”
Tells: Corrugated yellowish, brownish, to salmonish cap is conical when young, convex when old, may be shaggy/scaly, & usually has fringes on the margin.
Other Information: White cap flesh DNS & may have a fruity odor. White pores age pinkish & DNS. White to yellowish, oft-curved stem may have pink tones, esp. in the middle, & may be slightly ridged. Likes lowlands, esp. sandy soil along streams. A southern species.
Science Notes: DNA testing moved this mushroom into the newly erected genus “Veloporphyrellus.”
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns brown.
- KOH: Cap skin turns brown. Cap flesh turns yellow before darkening to brown.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Pores turn gray before shifting to steel-gray.