Bay Bolete - Boletus badius


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.


Found in mixed woodlands.

When to see it


UK Status

It is relatively common throughout much of Britain.

VC55 Status

Common in Leicestershire and Rutland.

Leicestershire & Rutland Map

UK Map