Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Leccinum holopus (Rostk.) Watling
Synonyms: Boletus chioneus var. aerugineus
Boletus holopus
Krombholziella holopus
Leccinum aerugineum
Leccinum holopus var. americanum
Leccinum nucatum
Leccinum olivaceosum
Common Name: Ghost Bolete

An ectomycorrhizal species
Click on the dots to get a species list for the 10km square that it represents.

View this data on the NBN Gateway What does this mean?

This distribution map was produced using DMap
Leccinum holopusPhotographer:  Stuart Dunlop
Photographer: Stuart Dunlop

Have you a photograph, digital or otherwise that you would like to provide for this page? Or would you like to use this photograph? If so, please e-mail David Mitchel at the address given on the home page.

Or search Google Images for this species
View this species in its UK context on the BMS Database
Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Betula (2)
Betula pendula (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
September (2)
October (1)