Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Boletus calopus Pers.
Synonyms: Boletus olivaceus
Common Name: Bitter Beech Bolete


Swedish Indicator List: Woodland Indicator Species
An ectomycorrhizal species
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Boletus calopusPhotographer:  Mark Wright
Photographer: Mark Wright

Photographer:  Ronnie Irvine
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Fagus sylvatica (23)
Quercus (7)
Pseudotsuga menziesii (2)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (4)
Parkland and scattered trees (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (3)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (2)
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (1)
Woodland (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (9)
Soil Leaves (6)
Soil Mossy (5)
Soil Grassy (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
June (2)
July (1)
August (14)
September (16)
October (3)
November (1)