Boletus spadiceus var. gracilis

A.H. Smith & Thiers

Photograph by T. J. Baroni 1998

One of the smaller boletes in the northeast with a velvety-subtomentose pileus that is dingy yellowish-brown or dull reddish-brown. The stipe is slender, yellowish and cinnamon-pruinose. The pileipellis turns green with the application of ammonia. It sometimes grows on buried wood debris.

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