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Boletus

Observed: 15th September 2011 By: D.M.H.D.M.H.’s reputation in Fungi and LichensD.M.H.’s reputation in Fungi and LichensD.M.H.’s reputation in Fungi and LichensD.M.H.’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Boletus
Description:

Growing from roadside gravel bank mixed Oak, Birch and Pine. Not yellow at stem apex red with red reticulation. Flesh rapidly turning blue fading slowly eventually pinkish. Smell indistinct, DID NOT taste.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

If it had red reticulation

If it had red reticulation then B luridus is the prime candidate.

D.M.H.'s picture

Despite not having any yellow

Despite not having any yellow at apex of stem? It was red net concolorous with background. Do you know what variation? Or do you mean 'in the form of' B.luridus?
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flaxton's picture

I have just posted a photo of

I have just posted a photo of two B luridus one with yellow reticulum on yellow stipe one with red reticulum on red stipe (with no yellow at the apex.