Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Boletus subtomentosus L.
Synonyms: Boletus lanatus
Boletus leguei
Boletus striipes
Boletus subtomentosus var. marginalis
Boletus xanthus
Leccinum subtomentosum
Xerocomus lanatus
Xerocomus leguei
Xerocomus subtomentosus
Xerocomus subtomentosus f. xanthus
Xerocomus subtomentosus forma xanthus
Xerocomus xanthus
Common Name: Suede Bolete


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Boletus subtomentosusPhotographer:  Mark Wright
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula pendula (19)
Fagus sylvatica (15)
Quercus (11)
Tilia (4)
Alnus glutinosa (4)
Betula (4)
Corylus avellana (2)
Quercus ilex (2)
Boletus subtomentosus (1)
Quercus petraea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (5)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (5)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (2)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Scrub: dense/continuous, neutral (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Leaves (12)
Soil Mossy (11)
Soil Grassy (10)
Soil (9)
Larch (Larix) (2)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
March (6)
July (2)
August (17)
September (26)
October (6)
November (1)