Name: Suillus cavipes (Opatowski) Smith & Thiers
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Suillus cavipes

Author: (Opatowski) Smith & Thiers

Citation: Monogr. North Amer. Species Suillus: 30 (1964)

Deprecated Synonyms: Boletinus cavipes (Opat.) Kalchbr.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Boletaceae

Genus: Suillus

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Edible be sure the stem is hollow for correct ID

Brief Description:

Cap: 3-10 cm; convex becoming broadly convex or flat, sometimes with a broad central bump; fairly dry; densely hairy with whitish to brownish hairs and fibers; yellowish brown, reddish brown, or brown; usually with white partial veil remnants on the margin.

Pore Surface: Yellow or greenish yellow; not bruising; pores angular and radially arranged (but not boletinoid), about 1 mm across; tubes to 5 mm deep.

Stem: 4-9 cm long; .5-1.5 cm thick; sometimes somewhat bulbous; yellow and smooth toward the apex, brownish and hairy below; sometimes with a fragile ring; hollow in the base.

Flesh: White to yellowish; not staining on exposure.

Odor and Taste: Not distinctive.

Chemical Reactions: Cap surface red with ammonia; black with KOH; negative with iron salts. Flesh sea green with ammonia; negative or yellowish with KOH; negative with iron salts.

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Created: 2007-06-18 23:51:33 PDT (-0700) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
Last modified: 2013-03-21 13:21:54 PDT (-0700) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
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