Leccinum aurantiacum identification

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Leccinum aurantiacum (Fr.) Gray syn. Boletus aurantiacus Espen-Rotkappe V?r?s ?rdestin?ru, t?lgyfa ?rdes tin?ru Bolet orang?. Cap 8?16cm across, orange to apricot, brown, smooth or slightly downy-fibrillose, cuticle overhanging tubes as an irregular skirt up to 3mm deep. Stem 80?140 x 18?48mm, initially covered in white scales which gradually turn rusty then dark brown. Flesh cream turning vinaceous in cap and stem base and sepia elsewhere. Taste and smell pleasant. Tubes white, vinaceous on exposure to air. Pores very small, white or cream bruising vinaceous. Spore print ochraceous buff. Spores subfusiform, 14?16.5 x 4?5um. Habitat with aspens. Season late summer to autumn. Rare. Edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Leccinum aurantiacum mushroom

Stem type:
Stem much longer than cap diameter
Edible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Orange
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
North America
Flesh:
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Flesh granular or brittle
Bolet orang?, Espen-Rotkappe, V?r?s ?rdestin?ru, t?lgyfa ?rdestin?ru
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Boletales
Family:
Boletaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:33:32

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