Leccinum holopus

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Leccinum holopus

9 September 2014 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Cap

Convex, finely felty then smooth, white to pale pinkish brown, to about 10 cm across

Pores

White to buff

Stem

Slender to club shaped, whitish, becoming more pinkish brown with age

Flesh

Firm, white, sometimes blue green in the stem surface, sometimes flushed pink elsewhere

Smell

Pleasant

Taste

Pleasant

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

With birch

Spore Print

Cinnamon-ochraceous buff

Microscopic Features

Spores ellipsoidal to spindle-shaped (15-19) x (5.5-6.5) µm2

Edibility

Edible but uninspiring

Additional Photographs

Leccinum holopus

9 September 2014 West Sussex. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Leccinum holopus

October 2001 Surrey. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin