Boletus calopus identification

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Boletus calopus Fr. Dickfussr-hrling, Farkastin-ru (tin-ru) C-pe beau pied, Bitter Beech Bolete syn. B. pachypus Fr. Cap 5-14cm, smoke-grey or flushed olivaceous, slightly downy at first then smooth, sometimes slightly cracked or scaly at centre with age. Stem 70-90 x 35-40(50)mm, robust, lemon-yellow at apex, elsewhere red although frequently brown at base, covered with a white or straw-coloured network. Flesh pale straw-coloured to pale lemon-yellow becoming whitish immediately on cutting then flushed blue especially in stem apex and over the tubes, sometimes patchily red at base of stem. Taste bitter, smell strong. Tubes dirty sulphur-yellow, bruising bluish-green. Pores similarly coloured, also bruising bluish-green. Spore print olivaceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 12-16 x 4.5-5.5-. Habitat in mixed woodland, particularly with beech or oak. Season late summer to autumn. Occasional. Not edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Boletus calopus mushroom

Stem type:
Simple stem
Inedible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
North America
Flesh:
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Bitter Beech Bolete, C�pe beau pied, Dickfussr�hrling, Sch�nfussr�hrling, Farkastin�ru
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Boletales
Family:
Boletaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:16:25

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