Leccinum versipelle identification

About mushroom

Leccinum versipelle (Fr. & H?k) Snell. syn. L. testaceoscabrum (Secr.) Sing. syn. Boletus versipellis Fr. & H?k. Orange Birch Boletus, Bolet changeant, Heide Rotkappe, Kormost?nk? ?rdestin?ru (-tin?ru), Oranje berkeboleet. Cap 8?20cm, tawny orange, slightly downy at first becoming smooth, dry to very slightly viscid, the margin overhanging the pores. Stem up to 200 x 15?40mm, white or greyish covered with woolly brownish-black scales. Flesh white then dark vinaceous, but blue-green in stem base, finally blackish. Taste and smell pleasant. Tubes white to buff, vinaceous on cutting. Pores small, mouse-grey at first later ochraceous, bruising vinaceous. Spore print ochraceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 12.5?154?5um. Habitat with birch in scrub or open woodland. Season summer to autumn. Common. Edible ? good. Found In Europe.

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More info about Leccinum versipelle 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:
Red or redish or pink
Orange
Normal size:
5-15cm
Location:
Europe
Flesh:
Flesh discolours when cut
bruised or damaged
Bolet changeant, Heide-Rotkappe, Kormost?nk? ?rdestin?ru, Orange Birch Bolete
Class:
Agaricomycetes
Order:
Boletales
Family:
Boletaceae
Last modification: 2015-10-02 04:35:11

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