Boletus satanas identification

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Boletus satanas Lenz. Satan?s or Devil?s Bolete, Bolet satan, Satanpilz, S?t?ntin?ru (-tin?ru), Boleto satana, porcino malefico, Satansboleet. Cap 8?25cm, almost white with buff or sepia flush frequently with faint red flush at margin, becoming flushed ochre with age, slightly downy then smooth with minute cracks particularly at centre, bruising brown with handling. Stem 60?90 x 50?110mm, often markedly swollen at base, saffron orange to lemon-chrome at apex, red with ochre flush at base, covered with a red net. Flesh pale straw-coloured to saffron in cap, white or pale lemon in stem gradually becoming pale sky blue on cutting with rusty patches in stem and dirty buff fading to greenish blue or blotched with red at stem base. Taste and smell unpleasant. Tubes yellowish green then dark olivaceous, blue on cutting. Pores small, round, blood-red but orange towards the margin, finally tinged orange, bruising greenish. Spore print olivaceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 11?14 x 4.5?6.5?. Habitat with broad-leaved trees, especially beech and oak, usually on calcareous soils. Season summer. Very rare. Poisonous ? possibly deadly. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Boletus satanas mushroom

Stem type:
Bulbous base of stem
Simple stem
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
White to cream
Normal size:
North America
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Bolet satan, Devil?s Bolete, Satan?s Bolete, Satanpilz, S?t?ntin?ru
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:17:04

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