Boletus badius, also known as Bay Bolete, is a large bolete with a bay-brown cap and lemon-yellow pores that bruises distinctively bluish green. It grows in coniferous or mixed woods on the ground or on decaying tree stumps.
chestnut to dark brown, sometimes with brick-red or ochre tinges; almost spherical in young specimens before broadening and flattening out. It is at first downy, becoming smooth and polished, somewhat sticky when damp. The flesh is white or lemon-yellow. Where cut, it becomes faintly blue. Pores
are initially cream to pale yellow but become greenish-yellow or olive with age. Stem
is similar in colour to the cap but paler, and sometimes with a rose-coloured tinge and relatively slim and cylindrical (compared to many other boletes). The mushroom has no ring.
include Boletus edulis which has a barrel-shaped stem with white net patterning.
of Boletus badius include Imleria badia, Ixocomus badius and Xerocomus badius.
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