Bay Bolete - Boletus badius

    Description

    This pored mushroom gets its name from the colour of its cap. It grows to 14 cm with a cap diameter of 18 cm. The pores are pale yellow which, like the flesh, stain blue if cut or bruised.

    Habitat

    Found in mixed woodlands.

    When to see it

    Autumn

    UK Status

    It is relatively common throughout much of Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map