Xanthoconium affine

Spotted Bolete

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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. 



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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