Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Boletus rubellus Krombh.
Synonyms: Xerocomellus rubellus
Xerocomus rubellus
Xerocomus versicolor
Common Name: Ruby Bolete


An ectomycorrhizal species
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Boletus rubellusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (2)
Corylus avellana (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural, high forest (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (2)
Quercus (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (2)
August (2)
September (1)