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 White Birch. Cap The cap is somewhat dark at first, becoming dark brown or almost black. Margin Even. Tubes Adnate. Depressed near the stalk. Pores and Pores Surface Whitish, browning when bruised. Pores small and circular. Stalk Enlarging towards the base. Stalk Feature Grayish to brownish scabers. Flesh The flesh turns pinkish when cut, becoming brown after 30 to 120 min, often bluing near the base of the stalk. Comments Send a comment No comments yet. More photos For more informations Refer to Boletes - Quebec et East of Canada.