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Leccinum oxydabile.   Click a photo to enlarge it.   back to list

synonyms: Piruló érdestinóru, Rothautröhrling, Tarkahúsú érdestinóru
Leccinum oxydabile Mushroom
Ref No: 9121
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Leccinum oxydabile2 Mushroom
Ref No: 9122
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location: North America, Europe
edibility: Inedible
fungus colour: Brown, Grey to beige
normal size: 5-15cm
cap type: Convex to shield shaped
stem type: Stem much longer than cap diameter
flesh: Flesh discolours when cut, bruised or damaged, Flesh granular or brittle
spore colour: Light to dark brown
habitat: Grows in woods, Grows on the ground

Leccinum oxydabile (Sing.) Sing. syn. Krombholzia oxydabilis Sing. Rothautröhrling Tarkahúsú érdestinóru (-tinóru). Cap 7–14cm, buff to ochraceous with darker disc, slightly downy or smooth with irregular small scales. Stem 60–100 x 20–35mm, apex covered in brown scales which gradually become darker below. Flesh firm, white flushing coral in cap, pale yellow-greenish in stem. Taste and smell not distinctive. Tubes white becoming buff. Pores small, similarly coloured, bruising dark ochraceous. Spore print ochraceous snuff-brown. Spores subfusiform, 18–19 x 6–6.5um. Habitat under spruce with scrub birch. Season summer to autumn. Rare. Edible – not worthwhile. Distribution, America and Europe.

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