anonymous spotter's picture

Bolete of sorts

Observed: 22nd July 2011 By: anonymous spotter
Leccinum varicolor maybe

I'm struggling to match brown cap (about 4cm diameter), buff pores, speckled stem, and blue tint (at base) with season.
Amongst heather and bilberry: birch and conifers around.


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flaxton's picture

Variicolor has a much darker

Variicolor has a much darker mottled cap.

anonymous spotter's picture

Thanks -

for the correction.