Observation 51218: Boletus L.
When: 2010-08-23
Who: Cerberus
No herbarium specimen

Notes: Any ideas?
Found in East Sussex, England.

Spore size 9.7 – 11.0 x 3.4 – 4.7, can see no striates, spores smooth. Flesh in cap flesh light pink, tubes bluing slightly on cutting, as does the stipe, but blue does not persist long. Largest cap size was 60mm, stipe size – 38mm high, 12mm wide at apex and 8mm at the base. Tube length 7mm. Red fibrils on most of stipe, with a lemon background. Smell and taste indistinct. Maggoty. Growing on grassy soil, some shrubs and broadleaf trees nearby.

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Xerocomus rubellus
By: Irene Andersson (irenea)
2010-08-24 01:20:42 CDT (-0500)

is what I would have guessed, but the spores are a bit too small..

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