Pseudoboletus parasiticus

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Pseudoboletus parasiticus

24 October 2007 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Synonyms

Boletus parasiticus

Common Name

Parasitic Bolete

Cap

Convex, finely felty, yellow brown, to about 5 cm across

Pores

Lemon yellow, then rust

Stem

Tapered, broader at the apex, yellow brown,

Flesh

Pale lemon yellow, rust in stem base

Smell

Indistinct

Taste

Indistinct

Season

Autumn

Distribution

Infrequent

Habitat

On Earth Balls, Scleroderma citrinum

Spore Print

Olivaceous snuff-brown

Microscopic Features

Spores spindle shaped, smooth (12-17.5) x (4-5.5) µm2

Edibility

Not edible

Additional Photographs

Pseudoboletus parasiticus

24 October 2007 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin

Pseudoboletus parasiticus

13 October 2008 Hampshire. Photograph copyright Leif Goodwin