Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Xerocomellus engelii (Hlavácek) Šutara
Synonyms: Boletus communis
Boletus declivitatum
Boletus engelii
Boletus subtomentosus subsp. declivitatum
Boletus subtomentosus subsp. declivitatus
Xerocomus communis
Xerocomus engelii
Xerocomus quercinus
Common Name:


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Xerocomellus engeliiPhotographer: © David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Quercus (1)
Tilia (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Larch (Larix) (2)
Soil Grassy (2)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (5)
July (1)
August (4)
September (2)