Inkstain Bolete - Boletus pulverulentus


    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.

    Identification difficulty

    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

    MAP KEY:

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

    UK Map