Observation 167332: Leccinum aurantiacum (Bull.) Gray
When: 2013-08-12
Collection location: Earth [Click for map]
(49.467° 75.466° 640m)
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Leccinum aurantiacum (Bull. ex st.Amans) S.F.G. Boletaceae, Agaricales. (Red-capped Scaber Stalk. Красноголовик или «подосиновик»)

Cap: 6-20cm convex up to broadly convex; surface is rough as old skin, minor smooth in wet weather; orange-red, brownish-orange or orange-brown. Odor is fragrant. Flesh is white and the older the softer; after damage it bruising violet up to dark brownish-gray or bluish-green. Tubes: almost attached or almost free because their surface is under a cap is sunken up around stalk, color from white up to brownish-white or somewhat very light dull olive; old tubes imbibe water as a sponge. Stalk: 6-18cm long whitish with tiny projections as dark dots, projections color is brownish-gray or dark gray; 2-4cm thick, enlarged down; old one is some fibrous; after damage it bruising violet up to dark brownish-gray for young unit, the older the more bluish-green color, especially at the base. Habitat: scattered in small group near rare birches or aspen mainly in wet places of pine-tree forest. Edibility: tasty.
June – September.

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