Leccinum scabrum identification

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Bolete Leccinum scabrum (Fr.) S. F. Gray syn. Boletus scaber Fr. Brown Birch Bolete, Bolet rude, Brauner Birkenpilz, Barna -rdestin-ru (-tin-ru), Porcinello grigio, cravetta grigia, Berkeboleet. Cap 5-15cm, hazel, fulvous or snuff-brown, dry but tacky in wet weather. Stem 70-200 x 20-30mm, white to grey covered with brownish-black scales becoming darker towards the base. Flesh white, very soft, watery, unchanging or flushing pale pink. Taste and smell pleasant. Tubes white becoming dirty ochraceous. Pores small, white then dingy, bruising ochraceous. Spore print snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 14-20 x 5-6um. Habitat with birch. Season summer to autumn. Common. Edible - not worthwhile. Distribution, America and Europe.

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More info about Leccinum scabrum mushroom

Stem type:
Stem much longer than cap diameter
Edible
Habitat:
Grows in woods
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Cap type:
Convex to shield shaped
Fungus colour:
Grey to beige
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
North America
Flesh:
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Barna �rdestin�ru, Bolet rude, Brauner Birkenpilz, Brown Birch
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Boletales
Family:
Boletaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-15 17:33:46

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