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Boletus granulatus

   (Family: Bolbitiaceae)
Common name: Granular-stalk Bolete, Weeping Bolete EDIT
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Edibility: EDIT Choice
Size: 30 - 90 mm
Rusty brown or tawny (fulvous)
Spore bearing structure:   Pores
Flesh: Mushroom slimy or sticky
Spore colour:
Light to dark brown
Smell / taste: Pleasant and mildly mushroomy smell - Edible and tasty.
Fruiting season: autumn
General info: EDIT
Grows in large overlapping clusters under pines The sticky orange-tan cap, small, yellow tubes and creamy yellow stem, dotted with granules of dried droplets, are distinguishing features.
Pileus (Cap) / Gill: EDIT
Pileus (Cap) shape: convex
Pileus (Cap) decorations: glabrous
Gill attachment: none
Gill has decurrent tooth:  
Gill spacing: none
  Pileus (Cap) / Gill info: EDIT
  Dome-shaped, expanding to convex and flattening with age. Light orange tan, becoming deeper in colour and sticky when wet. Tubes samll less tan 1 mm in diameter and 7mm deep.
Stem: EDIT
Stem shape: equal
Stem base: tapering
Annulus: none
  Stem info: EDIT
  35mm-80mm long x 7mm-15mm. Creamy yellow, flushing reddish or purplish brown towards base. Upper half is covered with yellow, flushing reddish or purplish brown
Habitat: Grows in woods
Habitat info: EDIT
Grows in overlapping clusters under pines.
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