BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)
Leccinum cyaneobasileucum Lannoy & Estadès (a bolete)
||27 October 2001
|OS grid ref
||51° 20' N, 0° 60' W
||Vice County: North Hants, VC12, England
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|Stage or state
||Cap: whitish, dry, patchily pale slamon or greenish, bruising pink, hard, margin not appendiculate, under dissecting microscope with sparse rusty fibrils.
Pores: "B", bruising "buff", patchily spotted pale blue or grey.
Stipe: "buff", greenish at base, scabrae small and sparse, "cinnamon" becoming paler in mid stipe, forming pallid reticulation below, clavate.
Flesh: white at first, soon pale dingey pink in cap, bright pink in stem, with eye-blue patches in cortex in base, pink colour fading after a few hours as stem base becomes strongly blue-green tinged.
Cuticle: disarticulating, short cells present, most cells hyaline, a few hyphae rich brown.