Common: Brown Birch Roughstalk, Brown Birch Bolete
Latin: Leccinum scabrum
Eating notes: Although the flavour is good the texture tends to be soft and watery. A good one for soups.
Preserving: Dries easily.
Cap: 4-12cm Strongly convex. Walnut brown
Stem: 70-150mm with black/dark brown scales
Tubes: Off-white, becoming pale ochre with age.
Spores: Walnut brown
Flesh: Soft and watery. Unchanging or blushing slightly pink when cut.
Habitat: With Birch trees