Gyrodon merulioides


Photos By: Chris Ott, Ohio 2005


Also known as B. porosus and Boletellinus merulioides
Common Name: Ash-tree bolete   Cap: Wavy, spreading in age, yellowish and reddish shades of brown.   Flesh: Thin, fairly firm, bruises minute amounts of a bluish-green tone, has a slight citrus and woody smell   Tubes: Thin, cross- veining appearance   Stalk: Short, orche, faint and slow bruising, darker than bruised flesh  Fruiting: Spring through fall, associated with the aphid farming of ants around ash trees  Edibility: Fair

Description by: Chris Ott

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