odd mushroom

Carl Miller camiller at bellsouth.net
Sun Jul 19 13:04:48 EST 1998


RODERICK MAXWELL wrote:
> 
> I wonder can anyone identify this mushroom.
> 
>  The top of the cap is reddish brown.
>  Stem: also reddish
>  Gills: yellow , but not straight radial gills.
>  They look like yellow sponge.
> 
>  The mushroom turns a dark bluegreen color when bruised.
> 
>       Roderick Maxwell

It's a bolete (Boletus) or in the bolete family. There are several
species that stain blue on bruising. Where is this mushroom located.





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