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Fungus - Chestnut Bolet probably?

Observed: 3rd September 2011 By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
03.09.2011 Bolete
03.09.2011 Bolete 1
03.09.2011 Bolete 1 2

6 centimetres across


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Species interactions

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miked's picture

Presumably the cracking was

Presumably the cracking was due to changes in moisture as the fungus was developing although interesting that one of the other observations of this species also showed similar cracking.

flaxton's picture

I think it is often a

I think it is often a characteristic of this Bolete

ranon.2011's picture

If you recall, the weather

If you recall, the weather had been warm and dry for two days after rain. Might this have something to do with the cracking?