Xanthoconium affine

Spotted Bolete

SKU: Xanthoconium affine Categories: ,

Species Description

Common Name: Spotted Bolete

 Also known as: Boletus affinis Cap brown, sometimes tinged toward red or yellow, often with yellow spots (var. maculosus). Pores are white, aging to yellowish tan. Nothing blues. Stem white & tan, sometimes brown or with hints of pink or purple. There are three recognized variations in this complex. Affine var. affine has no netting except a tiny bit at the very top. Affine var. maculosus is called the “Spotted Bolete” because it has white/yellow spots all over the cap. Affine var. reticulatum has conspicuous brown netting on the stem. Yellow-brown spore print. 

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Observations:

National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 565 Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 342 North American Boletes 275
Mushrooms of Northeastern North America 364(336)

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