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Xerocomus communis (Bull.) Bon (a bolete)

Date 29 September 2004
OS grid ref SX76
Lat/Lon 50° 30' N, 3° 50' W
Location Vice County: South Devon, VC3, England
Voucher 29/09/2004[J]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary 3 fruitbodies, 14-16m from oak
Associated organism: under live tree of Quercus
Identification Notes: Fruitbodies growing 14-16m from oak, canopy extends only 6m - Apple was much nearer.
Flesh: yellow in stipe, cream in cap, turning orange in root.
Cap cuticle: terminal hyphae weakly zebrate encrusted, although end cells not encrusted and up to 47/8-10(13)µm.
Spores: not truncate, 11.5/5µm.

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