Paxillus involutus, Tunstall Hils, Sunderland

   Paxillus involutus, Tunstall Hils, Sunderland

Observation - Paxillus involutus, Tunstall Hils, Sunderland - UK and Ireland. Description: Large, decurrent mushroom found growing in mixed deciduous woodland. Note the inrolled edge of cap in last photo. Crowded yellow gills which bruise “wine red” on handling – can you see thumb print? At first observation I was convinced this was a Boletus s

Large, decurrent mushroom found growing in mixed deciduous woodland. Note the inrolled edge of cap in last photo. Crowded yellow gills which bruise “wine red” on handling – can you see thumb print? At first observation I was convinced this was a Boletus species as it was associated with one particular birch tree.