Boletus rubellus identification

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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.

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More info about Boletus rubellus 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
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
North America
Flesh:
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Piros tin�ru
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Boletales
Family:
Boletaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-02 01:08:23

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