Possible boletus edulis under oak in Surrey

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Possible boletus edulis under oak in Surrey

Post by fungible » Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:33 pm

Hello

I believe I've found one of these under an oak tree in my garden:

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It's on sandy soil, and I'm in west Surrey.

Pores are light in colour (they were lighter - nearly white - when I initially cut it, several hours before taking the pics).

I can see some reticulation on the stipe.

I didn't measure it (and no longer have it), but I'd guess it was around 10-12cm high from above the soil line.

Cap colour seems right.

Smell seemed as described.

I touched a tiny bit to my mouth and there's no bitter taste (although I didn't think it looked like a bitter bolete).

Penny bun?

Many thanks

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Re: Possible boletus edulis under oak in Surrey

Post by mollisia » Sun Sep 16, 2018 11:56 am

Hello,

in my opinion yes, Boletus edulis.

best regards,
Andreas

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Re: Possible boletus edulis under oak in Surrey

Post by fungible » Tue Sep 18, 2018 6:32 pm

Thanks Andreas.

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