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Bay Bolete?

Observed: 3rd September 2011 By: PamBarrettPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and LichensPamBarrett’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Bay Bolete
Description:
Identifications

Caution: Do NOT use iSpot to identify fungi to eat!

Some fungi are very poisonous so a mistaken ID could have serious consequences.

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Cep (Boletus edulis) interacts

Comments

Sarah West's picture

Hi Pam It would be useful to

Hi Pam
It would be useful to see a photo of the underside to see what colour the pores are. It is also a good idea to press your finger into the pores. If it is a bay bolete (Boletus badius) it will bruise blue quickly.
Sarah

Sarah West
www.OPALexplorenature.org
OPAL Community Scientist
Yorkshire and Humber

PamBarrett's picture

Sorry. I didn't get a

Sorry. I didn't get a picture of the underneath. However, I am pretty sure I agree with you! It did bruise blue.

flaxton's picture

It looks far more (from this

It looks far more (from this one photo) like a Boletus edulis but that would not have bruised blue?

miked's picture

Occasionally B. edulis and B.

Occasionally B. edulis and B. badius look similar and can be confused but in vast majority of cases they do look different even without seeing the bluing.