Boletus speciosus 02250

Boletus speciosus02250

Boletus speciosus is among the first bolete species to appear. It has a reddish-brown cap, yellow flesh, small bright yellow pores that instantly stain dark blue. Its stalk is yellow on upper section with a fine reticulum and reddish toward the base.  It grows in mixed woods, especially under hemlock. It is edible, but is usually full of insect larvae.