When it rains it (pores boletes)

7 Aug

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Rainy evening mushrooms, loads of varieties.

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Lots of Boletes to feature, not a very good photo of Suillus granulatus, but you must admit the golden worm looks kind of cute sticking out of the stem.

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This cap looked double the size of all the other large Boletus subglabripes this night. hum

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I don’t see this to often, this Boletus subglabripes has one stem which splits and rejoins somehow to form one cap, that’s a good one nature.

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Chrome-footed bolete, (Harrya chromapes)

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This bolete here has been puzzling me for the last few years, it is very similar to the King Bolete yet it definitely isn’t it.

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Gotta send this one to be identified. I have a list of 3 or 4 members of the boletus family it could be, time will tell.

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Next evening the sun is shining and lots of fresh mushrooms still popping from the previous night’s rain and again more mysteries. I known quite a few types of wild mushrooms yet for every one I known there is a dozen or more I do not know. Another one to send in for identification, looks a bit like a Bay bolete yet I’m leaning towards a few other mushrooms, possibly a (Xanthoconium affine) though there are other possibilities?

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Here’s the King Bolete (Boletus edulis), you see hardwood tree leaves on the ground though there is a small group of spruce here which the King tends to favour growing under.

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As you can see the Chanterelle family and Russulas are holding their own in the basket as well, my food dryer has been busy the last few days in preparation for a few months of hopefully snow covered winter. ciao

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