Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Chalciporus piperatus (Bull.) Bataille
Synonyms: Boletus piperatus
Ixocomus piperatus
Leccinum piperatum
Suillus piperatus
Xerocomus piperatus
Common Name: Peppery Bolete


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Chalciporus piperatusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula pendula (11)
Quercus (4)
Fagus sylvatica (3)
Picea sitchensis (2)
Cedrus deodara (2)
Betula (2)
Larix (2)
Cedrus libani (2)
Picea abies (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (2)
Other artificial habitats (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: mixed (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (14)
Soil (8)
Larch (Larix) (3)
Soil Leaves (2)
Soil Needle (2)
Soil Mossy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
July (1)
August (4)
September (11)
October (10)
November (5)