Boletus the king of mushrooms #3
Black saddle mushrooms have deep-black caps and firm, dry, rubbery, whitish stems. In general, there are few look-alikes for this species. But beware of a common white to pink mold that attacks and coats the surface of the cap. It can cause stomach upsets. Edmund Michael (born 1849 , m. 1920 ) was a German mycologist. He studied agronomy in Leipzig , and will be a teacher at the Agricultural Academy of Auerbach ", in 1884. His major contribution was the publication of a " Field Guide Führer für Pilzfreunde "