Leccinum crocipodium identification

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Leccinum crocipodium (Letellier) Watling syn. Boletus crocipodius Letellier syn. Leccinum nigrescens (Rich. & Roze) Sing. Yellow-Cracking Bolete, C-pe noircissant, Gelber Rauhfuss, S-rga -rdestin-ru (-tin-ru), Boleto rimoso. Cap 4-11cm across, cinnamon to fulvous with yellow or olivaceous tinge, downy and soon conspicuously cracked, margin slightly overhanging tubes. Stem 60-120 x 18-24mm, lemon-yellow at apex, covered in yellow scales which become buff to cinnamon and finally mouse-grey, darkening on handling. Flesh pale yellow then rapidly brick-colour, vinaceous or greyish and finally black throughout. Taste and smell not distinctive. Tubes lemon-yellow becoming flushed ochre or sienna. Pores minute, similarly coloured, bruising darker. Spore print ochre with olivaceous flush. Spores ellipsoid-subfusiform, 12-17.5 x 4.5-6um. Habitat with oaks. Season late summer to early autumn. Rare. Edible. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Leccinum crocipodium mushroom

Edible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Grows on the ground
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Yellow
Grey to beige
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
North America
Flesh:
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Flesh granular or brittle
C�pe noircissant, Gelber Rauhfuss, Safron Bolete, S�rga �rdestin�ru
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Boletales
Family:
Boletaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-02 04:32:24

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