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Bolete in sandy soil bank

Observed: 25th September 2011 By: amw632
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
amw632’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Bolete in sandy soil bank

Domed brown convex cap 5 cm diameter, underside pale brown pores. Height 7 cm, stem was mottled brown, cylindrical but tapering slightly towards the apex; 2 cm diameter at base, 1.5 cm diameter at cap. Scale 10p coin ~2.5 cm diameter.


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  • Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    Likely ID
    Leccinum species
    Confidence: It's likely to be this, but I can't be certain.
Species interactions

No interactions present.


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I think this might be L

I think this might be L cyaneobasileucum a close cousin to L scabrum. When cut in half there is blue in the stipe base.