Boletinus PictusBoletinus Pictus
Cap or Pileus - Convex or nearly plane; at first covered with red matted fibres, which soon divide into small scales, so as to reveal the yellow colour of the cap beneath. 2-4 inches wide.
Tubes - Pale yellow, or pale yellow tinged with brown. Not easily separated from the CV.
Veil - Webby, concealing the tubes of the young plant.
Stem or Stipe - Solid, with scales and colour similar to those of the cap. 1 1/2-3 inches long.
Ring or Annulus - Webby; evident in some specimens.
Spores - Pale yellow tinged with brown.
Flesh - Yellowish, often assuming reddish tints when bruised.
Habitat - Woods and mossy swamps.