Tylopilus variobrunneus (“Brown-Net Bolete”)

Stem darkens from buff w/white netting on top to brown w/brown netting, to dark brown base. Dark brown cap ages to pale chestnut.

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Description

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Genus: Tylopilus

Species: variobrunneus

Common Name: “Brown-Net Bolete”

Tells: Stem darkens from buff w/white netting on top to brown w/brown netting, to dark brown base. Dark brown cap ages to pale chestnut.

Other Information: White pores age pinkish & stain brown-pink. Dull white cap flesh stains pinkish.

Edibility: The bitterness varies. Sometimes good, sometimes a ruiner of meals.

CHEMICAL TESTS:

  • NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns reddish- to orange-brown. Cap flesh has no reaction.
  • KOH: Cap skin turns reddish- to orange-brown. Cap flesh has no reaction.
  • FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap skin and flesh both turn grayish green.

Links:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 0 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 312 North American Boletes 273 BENA 400

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