Big Bolete

Big Bolete

Observation - Big Bolete. Description: I found this chap back in September growing amongst beech trees. This was the only one and i was taken by the blue tone to the cap (looks like bruising), netting on the stripe and how sturdy (for want of a better word) it felt. I wonder if there was a sec

I found this chap back in September growing amongst beech trees. This was the only one and i was taken by the blue tone to the cap (looks like bruising), netting on the stripe and how sturdy (for want of a better word) it felt. I wonder if there was a secondary fungus involved?