Observation 167142: Leccinum holopus (Rostk.) Watling

When: 2013-09-15

Collection location: Karkaraly National Park, Karaganda District, Kazakhstan [Click for map]

49.467° 75.466° 640m

Who: Igor (Igor_Yevdokimov)

No specimen available

Leccinum holopus. Boletaceae, Agaricales. (Подберёзовик светлый или Болотный)

Cap: 6-15cm convex up to broadly convex; surface is smooth with thin skin; brownish-white or light brown. Odor is fragrant. Flesh is white and the older the softer. Tubes: attached, color from white up to light brown; old tubes imbibe water as a sponge. Stalk: 6-16cm long with tiny projections as dark dots, color white up to dull brownish-white or light brown; 1.5-3cm thick, enlarged down; old one is fibrous and stiff; sometimes has bluish coloring at the base . Habitat: scattered up to small group near birches mainly in wet places of pine-tree forest. Edibility: good (several methods of cooking).
June – September.

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