The cap and stalk
5 - 15 cm
Name: Fragrant Bolete
Scientific name: Lanmaoa fragrans (Vittad.) Vizzini, Gelardi & Simonini 2015
Synonyms: Species Fungorum 30.09.2015:
Boletus fragrans Vittad. 1835
Leccinum fragrans (Vittad.) Šutara 1989
Suillus fragrans (Vittad.) Kuntze 1898
Tubiporus fragrans (Vittad.) Ricken 1918
Versipellis fragrans (Vittad.) Quél. 1886
Versipellis fragrans var. fragrans (Vittad.) Quél. 1886
Habit of Growth: Mycorrhiza
Protection: Mushroom is protected
Trees: Castanea (Chestnut) , Quercus (Oak)
Cap: 6-15 cm across, hemispherical when young, later convex to plano-pulvinate, dull, fine tomentose to velvety, old glabrous, light brown, dark browm, chocolate brown, margin is thin and long down bent
Hymenophore: young bright yellow, then dull yellow to weak rust colored, narrow, pores are fine, greenish bluish.
Spore print: olive brown
Spore: elliptic fusiform, 11-14,5 x 4,1-5,1 μm
Stem: 10-12 x 1-3 cm, cylindric, apex is bright yellow, young all yellow, later brown or more paler, against base with red or orange red tones, base is tapered.
Flesh: yellow, pink or light green, in base saffron yellow, if cut immediately green blue, odor is strong fungi like, taste is pleasant, mild.
Habitat: densely clustered in hardwood forests, especially by oak, also by chestnut, also on edges of pastures, grows from summer to fall.