- Genus 2: Boletus
- Species 2: stramineus
Tells: White-buff cap deepens w/age, & may crack/fissure. White-buff pores age to brownish-yellow & DNS. Cap flesh may smell fruity.
Other Information: White/buff stem DNS & has no netting. If you see netting and have pale pores, consider the rarer B. albisulphureus.
Edibility: Edible, but the authors of Boletes of Eastern North America report an unpleasant taste.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): No reaction.
- KOH: Cap skin stains salmon pink and then fades.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Cap skin turns bluish gray.