Tylopilus indecisus

Pale brown pores age to cinnamon & stain brown. White cap flesh DNS (mostly), w/no bitter taste. White/buff, netted stem stains brown.

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Description

Genus: Tylopilus indecisus

Species: indecisus

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Tells: Pale brown pores age to cinnamon & stain brown. White cap flesh DNS (mostly), w/no bitter taste. White/buff, netted stem stains brown.

Other Information: A typical brown & white Tylopilus, lighter than both badiceps and ferrugineus but just as edible. Flesh may slowly stain pink or brown, but not reliably.

Edibility: Good.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns dark blackish brown. Cap flesh has no reaction.
  • KOH: Cap skin instantly turns dark rusty brown. Cap flesh has no reaction.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap skin turns dark gray. Cap flesh has no reaction.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 593 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 310

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North American Boletes 265 BENA 380

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