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mushroom foraging guide Bay Bolete

Names

Common: Bay Bolete

Latin: Boletus badius

Edibility

Edibility:Good

Eating notes: Don't be put off by the flesh bluing when it is cut. This is a good edible species.

Preserving: Dries easily. Can be frozen.

Season

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Description

Cap: 5-14cm. Chestnut brown. Slightly viscid when wet.

Stem: Slightly paler than the cap. No ring.

Tubes: Yellow, bruising bluish green

Pores: Slightly sunken around the apex of the stem.

Spores: Walnut brown

Flesh: White to pale yellow. Bruises bluish green

Habitat: Mixed woodland

Frequency: Very Common