Xanthoconium purpureum

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Also known as: Boletus  Cap dark red to purple. Pores stain brown. Similar to the Spotted Bolete (affine) except for the cap color. Edibility is unknown, but it shows none of the telltale trouble signs and locals have eaten with enjoyment. 



Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians 342 North American Boletes 278

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