TheBrick's picture

Bolete, of some sort

Observed: 14th August 2011 By: TheBrickTheBrick’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Slightly grease / slimy to touch. Tried to knock some spoors onto paper but none were forthcoming only a few red mite looking bugs. No distinctive smell. About 6" tall and 6" diameter cap.


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Species interactions

No interactions present.


flaxton's picture

Leccinum roseofractum is now

Leccinum roseofractum is now synonymised with L scabrum

Sarah West's picture

I usually do spore prints by

I usually do spore prints by putting a pint glass or large bowl over the mushroom on a piece of paper. Then I leave it for at least a couple of hours, ideally overnight.

Sarah West
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber