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Boletus subtomentosus L. (Suede Bolete)

Date: 2 September 2001
OS grid ref: SU66
Lat/Lon: 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W
Location: Vice County: North Hampshire, VC12, England
Voucher: 02/09/2001[D]
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Stage or state: Fruitbody
Record Summary: Under Scots Pine, Birch, Oak
Identification Notes: 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"
Spores: 12-14/4.5-5µm.
Cap cuticle: cylindric end cells, often capitate, 5-7.5µm diam, with occasional cells spheropedunculate to 13µm diam.

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