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Boletus bicolor

Common Name: Bicolor Bolete

Synonyms: 

Substrate: Ground

Location: Hardwood forests

Spore Color: Olivebrown

Pore Color: Yellow

Comments: 

The common name comes from the two colors that dominate the mushroom - red and yellow. The stem is usually red towards the base and yellow towards the apex. The pore surface is yellow and bruises blue. The flesh or context should not stain blue.

Edible for some people. GI distress from others. 

Lookalikes:  

Boletus sendibilis bruises blue on the flesh as well as the pores and smells of curry.

Pictures:

Boletus rubellus

8/25/12 - Shades State Park - Rockville, IN

Boletus rubellus

9/20/12 - Morgan Monroe State Forest - Morgan County, IN

Boletus bicolor

Boletus bicolor

Boletus bicolor

This species could be Boletus bicoloroides.

8/8/11 - Allegheny National Forest - PA