|Record Summary||1 fresh, young and 3 old fruitbodies under Pedunculate Oak|
|Date||22 August 2009|
|Associated organism||Quercus robur|
|OS grid ref||OSGR: SU56|
|Lat/Lon||51° 20' N, 1° 10' W|
|Vice County||Berks, VC no: 22|
|Voucher||22 Aug 2009[A]|
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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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