Semi-golden flywheel

Semi-golden flywheel (Xerocomus hemichrysus)


  • Department: Basidiomycota (Basidiomycetes)
  • Subdivision: Agaricomycotina (Agaricomycetes)
  • Class: Agaricomycetes (Agaricomycetes)
  • Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
  • Order: Boletales
  • Family: Boletaceae
  • Genus: Xerocomus (Mosswheel)
  • Species: Xerocomus hemichrysus (semi-golden moss)


  • Buchwaldoboletus hemichrysus
  • Pulveroboletus hemichrysus
  • Boletus hemichrysus


Sulfur-yellow in color, with a descending tubular layer. It is known in Europe and North America, in Ukraine (Poltava region), in Russia – in the Caucasus and the Far East. Very rare everywhere.


The mushroom is conditionally edible.

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