Inkstain Bolete - Boletus pulverulentus

    Description

    Cap 8 to 13 cm. The yellow pores and the reddish marks on the stem, coupled with the intense blueing of the flesh when cut are diagnostic.

    Habitat

    Usually found under deciduous trees, particularly Oak and Beech.

    When to see it

    Summer and autumn.

    UK Status

    Fairly widespread in Britain but not very common.

    VC55 Status

    Occasional in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map