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synonyms: Bolet à chair jaune, Cèpe à pied rouge, Red Cracking Bolete, Rotfussröhrling
Boletus chrysenteron 6 Mushroom
Ref No: 7224
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Boletus chrysenteron GK Mushroom
Ref No: 7225
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Boletus chrysenteron Mushroom
Ref No: 7226
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Boletus chrysenteron4 Mushroom
Ref No: 7229
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Boletus chrysenteron7 Mushroom
Ref No: 7231
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Edible
fungus colour: Red or redish or pink, Brown
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Simple stem
flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged
spore colour: Olivaceous
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Boletus chrysenteron Bull. ex St. Amans syn. Xerocomus chrysenteron (Bull. ex St. Amans) Quél. Rotfussröhrling Cèpe à pied rouge, Bolet à chair jaune, Red Cracking Bolete Cap 4–11cm, dingy brown to pale sepia or buff with olivaceous flush, or with a pinkish red flush particularly late in the season, slightly velvety at first then smooth, later cracking irregularly to show coral flesh, making this an easily recognizable species. Stem 40–80 x 10–15mm, lemon-yellow at apex, red from middle downwards becoming more buff towards base. Flesh cream or lemon-yellow in cap, brown to reddish-buff in stem, usually pale red just below cap, turning slightly blue above the tubes and in base of stem but only slowly. Taste and smell slight but not distinctive. Tubes sulphur or lemon yellow, becoming greenish with age. Pores large, angular, similarly coloured and sometimes bruising greenish. Spore print olivaceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 12–15 x 3.5–5µ. Habitat with broad-leaved trees. Season autumn. Very common. Edible but mushy when cooked. Distribution, America and Europe.

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Marjan Kustera (Yugoslavia) - 22 May 2012

Find and photo taken 20.May,2012.Southern Serbia,Mountain Jasterebac by Marjan Kustera,Mushroom Society of Nis,Serbia
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Richard Oakley (United Kingdom) - 30 September 2010

Richard Oakley, Epping Forest, UK, 30 September 2010
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 05 February 2009

Hungarian name, Aranytinoru
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Lorand Bartho (Hungary) - 24 October 2008

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