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Sepia bolete?

Observed: 13th August 2013 By: stevenelawsonstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichensstevenelawson’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
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Description:

Rather grotty specimen, I know! Found in mixed deciduous woodland.

Identifications

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

flaxton's picture

Where the cap is cracked

Where the cap is cracked there is a pink/red look to the flesh somy first suggestion would be B chrysenteron/cisalpinus.

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It's a very old specimen, but

It's a very old specimen, but is the stipe not too brown for that? I would have expected it to be much more reddish in colour.

flaxton's picture

Te amount of red varies even

Te amount of red varies even in young specimens.

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Ok, thanks for that!

Ok, thanks for that! information. Now I look closer I can see the pink flesh under the cap where it's broken. I 'll check my own photos more carefully in future!