Aureoboletus moravicus

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Aureoboletus moravicus

19 October 2014 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonymns

Xerocomus moravicus, Xerocomus leonis, Boletus moravicus, Boletus leonis

Cap

Convex, felty when young then smooth, finely cracked, yellowish brown, to about 8 cm across

Pores

Cream when young then pale yellow often flushed reddish brown

Stem

Cylindrical to club shaped, lined, tomentose, yellowish brown

Flesh

Soft in the cap and fibrous in the stem, off white

Smell

Pleasant

Taste

Mild

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

In open areas with broadleaf trees, favouring oak

Spore Print

Ochraceous

Microscopic Features

Spores spindle shaped or ellipsoidal, smooth (9-12) x (5-6) µm2

Edibility

Edible, but should be left due to its rarity

Notes

A drop of Melzer's solution turns the pores bruish green

Additional Photographs

Aureoboletus moravicus

19 October 2014 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwn