Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Suillaceae
Species: Suillus bovinus (Pers.) Kuntze
Synonyms: Boletus bovinus
Ixocomus bovinus
Common Name: Bovine Bolete
An ectomycorrhizal species
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Suillus bovinusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

Photographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (1)
Pinus (1)
Pinus contorta (1)
Pinus sylvestris (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (7)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Bog (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (1)
Soil bare (1)
Soil Grassy (1)
Soil Mossy (1)
Soil Needle (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (1)
August (1)
September (15)
October (5)
November (5)