Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Boletus luridus Schaeff.
Synonyms: Boletus luridus var. luridus
Boletus rubeolarius
Leccinum luridum
Leccinum rubeolarium
Common Name: Lurid Bolete


Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
An ectomycorrhizal species
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Boletus luridusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (13)
Corylus avellana (5)
Quercus (4)
Tilia (4)
Quercus ilex (2)
Quercus petraea (2)
Picea (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Parkland and scattered trees (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (2)
Woodland: mixed (2)
Built up area, domestic (1)
Grassland: calcareous, upland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (14)
Soil Mossy (4)
Leaf Litter (1)
Soil (1)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (3)
June (1)
July (2)
August (15)
September (8)
October (2)