Leccinum fibrillosum
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Location: Colorado
Spore Print: Olive Brown
Edibility: Edible by Some
Color: Red to Brown

Mycorrhizal with various Conifers.

Sometimes staining bluish-green at the base of stem. A distinct feature is that the skin of the cap overlaps the edge unlike other Leccinum species. It is often confused the the King Bolete (Boletus edulis) or the Aspen Bolete (Leccinum insigne). The Aspen Bolete grows with Aspen and is more orange than red. Boletus edulis also has a red cap which is more shiny, has a larger stalk and a stalk without fibrils.

Last Updated:
Oct 01 2014 06:02 PM

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