Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Boletus badius Fr.
Synonyms: Boletus badiorufus
Boletus castaneus badius
Boletus castaneus badius
Boletus castaneus badius
Ixocomus badius
Xerocomus badiorufus
Xerocomus badius
Common Name: Bay Bolete

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Boletus badiusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Pinus sylvestris (27)
Picea sitchensis (22)
Fagus sylvatica (19)
Quercus (13)
Larix (8)
Quercus petraea (7)
Corylus avellana (3)
Pinus (3)
Tsuga heterophylla (2)
Abies alba (2)
Beech (1)
Tsuga (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (17)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (16)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (7)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (5)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (4)
Woodland: coniferous (2)
Bog (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Recently felled woodland (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (33)
Soil Mossy (11)
Soil Leaves (10)
Soil Needle (9)
Larch (Larix) (7)
Soil Grassy (7)
Soil Peat (1)
Stump (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
June (2)
August (16)
September (29)
October (26)
November (21)
December (1)