BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Boletus subtomentosus L., 1753 (Suede Bolete)
||2 September 2001
|OS grid ref:
||51° 20' N, 1° 10' W
||Vice County: North Hampshire, VC12, England
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|Stage or state:
||Under Scots Pine, Birch, Oak
||Cap surface: matt, yellowish "buff", bluish with ammonia vapour, reddish with ammonia solution.
Pores: large, pale lemon yellow, angular, decurrent as ridges to form bright yellow well-demarcated zone.
Stipe: with pinkish tinge above, otherwise "C"-"D", ribbed, bluish with ammonia vapour.
Basal mycelial strands very pale yellow.
Flesh: "vinaceous buff" in stipe base, more pinkish above, "C" (ie pale yellow) in upper stipe and cap, brownish under cuticle.
Spore print: "hazel"
Cap cuticle: cylindric end cells, often capitate, 5-7.5µm diam, with occasional cells spheropedunculate to 13µm diam.