- Species: montaltoensis
Tells: White-buff cap yellows & may crack w/age, & is darker by the edge. White pores age to buff & bruise yellow to rust-tan. White cap flesh DNS.
Other Information: White-buff stem DNS & has no netting. Likes birch & hemlock. Only known from central Pennsylvania. X. affine has a darker cap.
Edibility: Unknown, but affine (and other) Xanthoconiums tend to be good.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Cap skin turns red or red-brown.
- KOH: No data.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): No data.