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Lilac-Brown Bolete

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Common Name: Lilac-Brown Bolete

 Pores chocolate- to purple-brown, & stain dark brown. Cap purple- to gray-brown. Flesh slowly stains purple-, red-, or gray-brown. Well-speckled stem. Used to be considered edible and many have enjoyed, but recent and reliable reports show that several other people have gotten severe GI distress. One of those where you must start small and be cautious about. 



National Audubon Society Field guide to Mushrooms, Gary Lincoff 380(392) Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 296 North American Boletes 262

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