Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Boletaceae
Species: Boletus porosporus Imler ex Watling
Synonyms: Xerocomellus porosporus
Xerocomus porosporus
Common Name: Sepia Bolete

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Boletus porosporusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

Photographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Quercus (25)
Fagus sylvatica (22)
Tilia cordata x platyphyllos (2)
Beech (1)
Betula pubescens (1)
Quercus robur (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Parkland and scattered trees: mixed (5)
Woodland: mixed, plantation (5)
Parkland and scattered trees (4)
Woodland: mixed (4)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (3)
Woodland: broadleaved (2)
Boundaries: hedge with trees (1)
Parkland and scattered trees: broadleaved (1)
Scrub: dense/continuous, neutral (1)
Woodland: broadleaved, plantation (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (1)
Woodland: plantation (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil Grassy (16)
Soil (7)
Soil Leaves (7)
Soil Mossy (5)
Larch (Larix) (3)
Months recorded in & number of records:
March (4)
July (3)
August (17)
September (11)
October (5)
November (2)