Boletus chrysenteron identification

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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.

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More info about Boletus chrysenteron mushroom

Stem type:
Simple stem
Edible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Olivaceous
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Red or redish or pink
Brown
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Flesh:
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Aranytin?ru, Bolet ? chair jaune, C?pe ? pied rouge, Red Cracking Bolete, Rotfussr?hrling
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Boletales
Family:
Boletaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-02 00:58:47

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