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Boletus erythropus

Observed: 20th August 2013 By: FenwickfieldFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and LichensFenwickfield’s reputation in Fungi and Lichens
Boletus erythropus
Boletus erythropus (2)
Boletus erythropus (3)
Description:

Found next to a garden centre situated in a woodland area.I removed a couple and then photographed them at home so not in there natural setting.There were lots in scattered groups on grass under oak tree's the caps varied from 5-15cm and were a bay,snuff brown fading yellowish-ochre at the edge and slightly velvety.The pores were orange-red,tubes lemon-yellow.The stem rather stout yellowish and densely covered in red dots it turns a blue-black as soon as it was cut with my knife.

Identifications

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Species interactions

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