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Boletus

Observed: 16th November 2011 By: MartincitoMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and LichensMartincito’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Orange-brown bun-shaped rather uneven dry cap with a network of yellow cracks in surface towards reddish margin, up to about 12 cm across. Stem about 5 cm long, 1.5 cm diameter, yellow and red fibres, curved, paler towards base maybe where it was shaded by grass or soil, no ring. Pores large, yellow, growing down the stem a little and visible below margin of cap in side view, staining slimey greenish-grey when squashed. Growing in grass, some singly and one cluster of 4, near a cedar and elsewhere in the park.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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It might even be Xerocomus

It might even be Xerocomus rubellus.

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I guess so, but that isn't

I guess so, but that isn't usually patterned like this one around the margin, is it?

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I have a photo of a group

I have a photo of a group almost identical to this.