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Boletus Americanus

Boletus Americanus

Cap - Thin, soft, viscid, slightly woolly on the margin when young. Yellow, becoming dingy with age; sometimes streaked with bright red. 1-3 inches broad.

Flesh - Pale yellow.

Tubes - Not free from the stem. Large, angular. Pale yellow, becoming tinged with brown.

Stem - Slender. No annulus. Yellow, brownish towards the base, marked with numerous brown or reddish-brown glandular dots; yellow within. 1 1/2-2 1/2 inches long.

Habitat - Woods, swamps.