Name in North American Boletes: Boletus chrysenteron
- Species 2: chrysenteron
Common Name: One of the “Red Crack Boletes”
Tells: Olive-brown cap ages lighter & develops heavy, often red-edged cracks. Yellow pores age greenish, slowly bruise blue, & are sunken by the stem.
Other Information: Yellow/gold stem has many fine red dots that get denser going down, and reddens overall w/age. White to pale yellow flesh blues slowly & erratically. Tend to fruit in fall & winter.
Science Notes: Published in N. Siegal & C. Schwartz, Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast, p. 434. One of the many species formerly grouped under the European name X. chrysenteron.
- NH4OH (Ammonia): Unknown.
- KOH: Unknown.
- FeSO4 (Iron Salts): Unknown.