Tylopilus badiceps  Peck  (4 Photos and Description)

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Tylopilus badiceps has a velutinous maroon-brown cap when young becoming dark reddish-brown then fading to pinkish-tan with age. It (usually) bears a distinctive beveled edge. The flesh is white, but stains pinkish when sliced. The pores are initially off-white and become pinkish-brown and stain brown with age and handling. The stem is the color of the cap. This mushroom has a sweet odor, and a mild taste. It is easily confused with Tylopilus ferrugineus. While both favor oaks, Tylopilus ferrugineus is typically found in grasses rather than woods.

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