Bay Bolete - Boletus badius


    This pored mushroom gets its name from the colour of its cap. It grows to 14 cm with a cap diameter of 18 cm. The pores are pale yellow which, like the flesh, stain blue if cut or bruised.

    Identification difficulty

    Found in mixed woodlands.

    When to see it


    UK Status

    It is relatively common throughout much of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    MAP KEY:

    Yellow squares = NBN records (all known data)
    Coloured circles = NatureSpot records: 2020+ | 2015-2019 | pre-2015

    UK Map