Boletales Mushrooms identifications

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Total mushrooms fount: 28

Leccinum versipelle (Fr. & H?k) Snell. syn. L. testaceoscabrum (Secr.) Sing. syn. Boletus versipellis Fr. & H?k. Orange Birch Boletus, Bolet changeant, Heide Rotkappe, Kormost?nk? ?rdestin?ru (-tin?ru), Oranje berkeboleet. Cap 8?20cm, tawny orange, slightly downy at first becoming smooth, dry to very slightly viscid, the margin overhanging the pores. Stem up to 200 x 15?40mm, white or greyish covered with woolly brownish-black scales. Flesh white then dark vinaceous, but blue-green in stem base, finally blackish. Taste and smell pleasant. Tubes white to buff, vinaceous on cutting. Pores small, mouse-grey at first later ochraceous, bruising vinaceous. Spore print ochraceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 12.5?154?5um. Habitat with birch in scrub or open woodland. Season summer to autumn. Common. Edible ? good. Found In Europe.
Leccinum crocipodium (Letellier) Watling syn. Boletus crocipodius Letellier syn. Leccinum nigrescens (Rich. & Roze) Sing. Yellow-Cracking Bolete, C-pe noircissant, Gelber Rauhfuss, S-rga -rdestin-ru (-tin-ru), Boleto rimoso. Cap 4-11cm across, cinnamon to fulvous with yellow or olivaceous tinge, downy and soon conspicuously cracked, margin slightly overhanging tubes. Stem 60-120 x 18-24mm, lemon-yellow at apex, covered in yellow scales which become buff to cinnamon and finally mouse-grey, darkening on handling. Flesh pale yellow then rapidly brick-colour, vinaceous or greyish and finally black throughout. Taste and smell not distinctive. Tubes lemon-yellow becoming flushed ochre or sienna. Pores minute, similarly coloured, bruising darker. Spore print ochre with olivaceous flush. Spores ellipsoid-subfusiform, 12-17.5 x 4.5-6um. Habitat with oaks. Season late summer to early autumn. Rare. Edible. Distribution, America and Europe.
Boletus subtomentosus L. ex Fr. Samtiger R?hrling Molyhos tin?ru. Cap 4?10cm, very velvety, fulvous to pale sepia, darkening where rubbed or bruised. Stem up to 80 x 10?15(20)mm, pale at apex and yellow towards middle sometimes with a wide, coarse, irregular network of dark brick-coloured veins, paler again towards the base. Flesh white in cap with a date-brown line beneath the cuticle, rust above tubes and flushed lemon-yellow in base of stem, hardly blueing or not at all on cutting. Taste and smell not distinctive. Tubes lemon-chrome blueing on exposure to air. Pores large, angular, similarly coloured, bruising blue on handling then fading. Spore print olivaceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform-ellipsoid, 9?11.5 x 3.5?4.5?. Habitat in broad-leaved and mixed woods, particularly with birch. Season autumn. Rare. Edibility unknown. Distribution, America and Europe.
Boletus rubellus Krombh. Piros tin-ru. Cap 3-8cm across, broadly convex then flattened; scarlet red when young, becoming dull olivaceous red with age, margin often yellowish; dry and velvety, finally glabrous, and often areolate. Tubes dull yellow. Pores lemon yellow then greenish yellow, bruising blue. Stem 40-80 x 4-8mm, equal; bright yellow at apex, shading to bright rose red or scarlet below, with yellow basal mycelium. Flesh yellowish, staining blue when cut. Odor pleasant. Taste slightly soapy. Spores subellipsoid, 10-13 x 4-5-. Deposit olive-brown. Habitat often gregarious in grassy woodlands, especially oak. Found in Europe and the northeastern United States. Season July-September. Edible but often maggoty. Comment This is one of a complex of very closely related species, often separable only with microscopic examination.
Boletus pulverulentus Opatowski Ligeti tin?ru. Cap 4-10cm across, broadly convex; deep yellow-brown to blackish brown, sometimes with reddish hues; subtomentose to dull, dry, or glabrous, tacky when moist. Tubes yellow, but instantly deep blue when cut. Pores large and angular; lemon yellow, instantly deep blue when touched. Stem 40-80 x 10-30mm, equal to tapering below; bright yellow-orange on apex, reddish brown below, turns instantly blue-black when handled; surface pruinose. Flesh soft; yellow then deep blue to almost black when cut. Odor not distinctive. Taste not distinctive. Spores subfusiform, 11-14(15) x 4.5-6?. Deposit olive-brown. Habitat in grassy oak woods and in garden lawns, particularly on slopes and banks. Often common. Found throughout northeastern North America. Season July-August. Edible. Comment One of the most easily identifiable boletes, with its instant and very deep blue color change of all parts. Ammonia on the cap cuticle gives a fleeting green coloration.
Boletus porosporus (Imler) Watling syn. Xerocomus porosporus Imler Gefelderter R-hrling Hamis nemezestin-ru (-tin-ru) Sepia Bolete Cap up to 8cm, dark olive brown then sepia to cigar-brown although at first with yellow down which darkens on bruising, later cracking to show yellowish flesh particularly at centre. Stem 90-100 x 20-30mm, apex lemon-chrome sometimes with brown to blood-red zone, slightly ribbed with olivaceous brown, darkening when bruised. Flesh pale lemon yellow to buff in cap, stem apex lemon-chrome, stem base dark brick or vinaceous, finally becoming blue after cutting particularly above the tubes. Taste and smell not distinctive. Tubes lemon-yellow finally olivaceous, bruising blue. Pores compound, angular, lemon-yellow darkening with age, bruising blue. Spore print olivaceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 13-15 x 4.5-5.5-, with a distinct truncate pore making this species unique among European boletes. Habitat mixed deciduous woods, particularly where oak is present. Season autumn. Rare. Edible but not recommended. Distribution, America and Europe.
Boletus chrysenteron Bull. ex St. Amans syn. Xerocomus chrysenteron (Bull. ex St. Amans) Qu?l. Red Cracking Boletus,C?pe ? pied rouge, Bolet ? chair jaune, Rotfussr?hrling, Aranytin?ru (tin?ru), Boleto dorato, Roodstelige fluweelboleet. Cap 4?11cm, dingy brown to pale sepia or buff with olivaceous flush, or with a pinkish red flush particularly late in the season, slightly velvety at first then smooth, later cracking irregularly to show coral flesh, making this an easily recognizable species. Stem 40?80 x 10?15mm, lemon-yellow at apex, red from middle downwards becoming more buff towards base. Flesh cream or lemon-yellow in cap, brown to reddish-buff in stem, usually pale red just below cap, turning slightly blue above the tubes and in base of stem but only slowly. Taste and smell slight but not distinctive. Tubes sulphur or lemon yellow, becoming greenish with age. Pores large, angular, similarly coloured and sometimes bruising greenish. Spore print olivaceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 12?15 x 3.5?5?. Habitat with broad-leaved trees. Season autumn. Very common. Edible but mushy when cooked. Distribution, America and Europe.
Boletus badius Fr. syn. Xerocomus badius (Fr.) K-hn. Bay Boletus, Bolet bai, C-pe des ch-taigniers, Maronenr-hrling, Barna tin-ru, Boleto baio, Kastanjeboleet. Cap 4-14cm, bay to dark brick-colour later flushed ochraceous brown, downy when young, soon becoming smooth and polished, slightly viscid in wet weather. Stem 45-125 x 8-40mm, concolorous with cap or paler, surface slightly cottony. Flesh white to lemon-yellow on cutting becoming faintly blue particularly in stem apex and above tubes, vinaceous in cap. Taste and smell mild and mushroomy. Tubes cream to lemon-yellow, bruising bluish green. Pores large, readily bruising blue-green. Spore print olivaceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 13-15 x 4.5-5.5-. Habitat in mixed woods. Season autumn. Common throughout British Isles. Edible - very good and usually free of maggots. Distribution, America and Europe.