Common: Bay Bolete
Latin: Boletus badius
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.
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