Xerocomusmcrobbii1W

Xerocomus mcrobbii McNabb

An olive brown bolete found under beech. Cap diam: 20–50 mm. The cap is felty when young, becoming scaly on maturity. The pores are dark red but the tubes are yellow. The stipe is reddish in the upper part and yellow in the lower part.

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Xerocomusnothofagi640W

Xerocomus nothofagi McNabb

This species has a reddish brown to cinnamon brown cap which is felty to finely tomentose. Cap diam: 50–90 mm. The pores are dull yellow-brown and stain a faint blue when damaged. The stipe is dirty white to brownish white with reddish colours in the upper part. Found under beech.

Xerocomusnothofagi642a
Xerocomusrufosostipitatus3731W

Xerocomus rufostipitatus McNabb

A dark brown species with a felty cap surface. Cap diam: 50–90 mm. The pores are red but the tubes are yellowish brown. The stipe is red. Found under beech.

Xerocomussquamulosus92

Xerocomus squamulosus McNabb

This is a cinnamon brown to chestnut brown species with a velvety to finely squamulose cap. Cap diam: 25–55 mm. The pores and tubes are yellow, becoming darker with age. The stipe is fawn to brown.

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Xerocomuslentistipitatus3160B

Xerocomus lentistipitatus G. Stev.

This is a cinnamon brown to chestnut brown species with a velvety to finely squamulose cap. Cap diam: 25–55 mm. The pores and tubes are yellow, becoming darker with age. The stipe is fawn to brown.

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XerocomussubtormentosusW

Xerocomus subtomentosus (L.) Quel)

(Syn. Boletus subtomentosus)

This is an introduced species found under exotic trees. The cap has a velvety appearance. Cap diam: up to 100 mm. The stipe is fusoid in shape and reddish towards the base.

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Xerocomus sp.

 

This is an undescribed native species found under tea tree. The red cap has a velvety appearance. Cap diam: up to 50 mm. The stipe is fusoid in shape and red in colour.

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