Boletus pseudoregius

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Boletus pseudoregius

27 September 2014 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, surface velvety, pink to reddish brown, to about 20 cm across

Pores

Yellow, bruising blue

Stem

Club shaped, yellow, pinkish towards the base, covered with a yellow network, all areas bruising blue

Flesh

Firm, pale in the cap, slowly blueing, lemon yellow in the stem except in the base where it is pinkish

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Mild

Season

Late summer to early autumn

Distribution

Very rare

Habitat

With oak

Edibility

Unknown

Notes

Unfortunately the photos are rather poor, and I will replace them as and when I find better specimens

Additional Photographs

Boletus pseudoregius

27 September 2014 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin