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Boletus legaliae Pilát (a bolete)

Date 22 August 2009
OS grid ref SU56
Lat/Lon 51° 20' N, 1° 10' W
Location Vice County: Berks, VC22, England
Voucher 22/08/2009[A]
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Stage or state Fruitbody
Record Summary 1 fresh, young and 3 old fruitbodies under Pedunculate Oak
Associated organism: under live tree of Quercus robur
Identification Notes: Young fruitbody with soft pale cap.
Stipe: red, with red net at apex, fusiform-clavate.
Pore surface yellow with rusty red tinges on pore surface when magnified. Flesh: pale yellow turning pale blue on cutting, especially over gills, and with pinkish tinges in stipe base.

Old fruitbody: large bolete with pale cap with pinkish tones, purplish-red clavate stipe with red network at apex. Cap not bruising blue.

Flesh colours on cutting - cap: pale pinkish brown, deep blue over pores; stipe: deep blue in base and apex, deep purplish red at extreme base.

Smell: old mushrooms, even in the young fruitbody.

Spore print: BFF: Snuff Brown

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