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SUMMER BOLETE

Boletus reticulatus

Bolete Family [Boletaceae]  

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20th Sept 2009, Dunham Massey Deer Park, Cheshire. Photo: © RWD
A large mushroom! Cap smooth and brown, becoming increasingly cracked in centre. Stipe (stem) ochre and becomes wider at the foot. Pores round white, maturing yellowish.


20th Sept 2009, Dunham Massey Deer Park, Cheshire. Photo: © RWD
Fine filligree net on surface of stipe.


20th Sept 2009, Dunham Massey Deer Park, Cheshire. Photo: © RWD
Cap brown, becoming increasingly cracked with age.


20th Sept 2009, Dunham Massey Deer Park, Cheshire. Photo: © RWD
Pores largish, round, first white, but yellowing with age.


20th Sept 2009, Dunham Massey Deer Park, Cheshire. Photo: © RWD
Cap splits with age. Inner white and like sculptured ice-cream.


Some similarities to : Bitter Bolete.

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Starts early, in May. Grows in open, sunny grassland or parkland with oak, beech or chestnut trees, etc.


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SUMMER BOLETE

Boletus reticulatus

Bolete Family [Boletaceae]  

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