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Leccinum aurantiacum (Bull.) Gray (Orange Oak Bolete)

Date 12 October 2001
OS grid ref SU56
Lat/Lon 51° 30' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 12/10/2001[E]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary At foot of Grey Sallow in small copse of Aspen; Birch also nearby.
Identification Notes: Cap: hard, finely tomentose.
Stipe: scabrae only rusty.
Flesh: vinaceous tinged after 5 minutes, becoming slate after 15 minutes.
Caulocystidia: clavate to fusiform or even lageniform with brown contents, occasional spheropedunculate cells up to 35µm diam; generally broader in mid-stipe than at apex.
Kibby: BIKP

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