- Genus 2: Boletus
Tells: Creamy pores stain reddish brown. Smells a bit foul (‘rotting meat’). Golden brown cap. Buff-yellow stem browns going up.
Other Information: Very rare. Found only in the Nantahela Nat’l Forest, NC.
Edibility: Unknown. All the other Xanthoconiums are good or great, but “smells like rotting meat” is enough to give you pause…
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns wine red.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.