Identifying Your Bolete Major groupsEdibility / ToxicityIdentification criteriaUsing the guideComplete listFile your photos 5c Rough Stalk Smooth cap, flesh turns red, brown or blue when cut 5.14 LECCINUM MELANEUM Leccinum melaneum, Leccinum scabrum var. melaneum Frequency Infrequent Size Habitat Area Under birches. Cap Dark grey at first, becoming dark brown or almost black. Margin Even. Tubes Adnate, depressed near the stalk. Pores and Pore Surface Pore surface whitish, browning when bruised or in age; pores small and circular. Stalk Enlarging toward the base. Stalk Feature White with grayish to brownish scabers. Flesh White, staining pinkish when cut, becoming brown after 30 to 120 min, often bluing near the base of stalk. Comments Send a comment No comments yet. More photos For more informations Refer to Boletes - Quebec et East of Canada.