Peppery Bolete - Chalciporus piperatus
The cap shows a rusty brown over a yellowish base colour and is 2 to 7 cm. The pores beneath are also rusty brown to cinnamon in colour. The stalk (stipe) is similar in colour to the cap, but almost pure yellow at the base.
Under Birch and occasionally with conifers. It is thought to have an association with Amanita muscaria and that species will often be found nearby.”
Widespread and fairly common in Britain in suitable locations.
Fairly common in Leicestershire and Rutland.
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