Spore Print: Olive Brown
Note how the pores stain blue. Some eat this mushroom but it is reported to not be very good, and some have been known to get sick. The Pores and / or the flesh can stain blue. Most specimens have small scales on the cap. The scales can be washed away from summer rains. Associated with pines.
Although this mushroom is edible, it is not advisable to eat any boletes that stain blue or have red pore surfaces.