Boletus impolitus identification

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Boletus impolitus Fr. syn. Xerocomus impolitus (Fr.) Qu-l Fahler R-hrling Okkersz-n- varg-nya (tin-ru) Iodine Bolete Cap 5-15cm, clay coloured, sometimes with tawny or olive tints with a pale grey hoariness at first, dry, slightly velvety, then smooth. Stem 60-100 x 30-50mm, robust, straw-coloured at apex, darker brown towards the base. Flesh pale lemon-yellow with deeper yellow region above the pores, becoming faintly pink or very rarely faintly blue after some time on cutting. Taste mild, smell of iodoform in stem base. Tubes lemon-yellow then lemon-chrome. Pores small, similarly coloured. Spore print olivaceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 10-14 x 4.5-5.5-. Habitat on rides in broad-leaved woods, particularly oak and often on clay soils. Season early summer to autumn. Rare. Edible. (Two forms illustrated.) Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Boletus impolitus 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:
Grey to beige
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
North America
Europe
Fahler R�hrling, Iodine Bolete, Okkersz�n� varg�nya
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Boletales
Family:
Boletaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:16:36

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