Tells: A shorty, usually wider than tall. Pale pink stem base bruises brown, & is often an underdeveloped nub.
Other Information: White pores age to pale cinnamon-buff or brownish-pink, & stain brown. Whitish cap flesh stains pink to red. Oft-wavy, red- to dark-brown cap may crack or fissure w/age.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns red.
- KOH: Cap skin turns black.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap flesh turns grayish to greenish.