Common: Oak Bolete
Latin: Boletus appendiculatus
Eating notes: Use as you would a Cep / Porcini
Preserving: Dries easily.
Cap: 8-16cm Variable in colour. May be anything from dusty orange to pale bay.
Stem: May be swollen (as with a Cep). Lemon yellow near the cap often darker lower down with some reddening.
Tubes: Lemon-yellow bruising faintly blue-green
Pores: Lemon-yellow. Becoming slightly ochre as the spores mature.
Spores: Walnut brown
Flesh: Pale yellow. Bluing slowly and faintly. May blush slightly in the stem base.
Habitat: On the ground with Oak.