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Fungi: Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Boletales: Gyroporaceae: Gyroporus castaneus (Bull.) Quél. 1886

Gyroporus castaneus – Chestnut bolete

Synonyms: Boletus castaneus, Boletus cyanescens, Boletus fulvidus, Boletus testaceus, Gyroporus ammophilus, Gyroporus microsporus, Leucobolites castaneus, Leucobolites fulvidus, Suillus castaneus, Suillus fulvidus, Suillus testaceus.

Common name: chestnut bolete.

Russian names: Giroporus kashtanovyy, Kashtanovyy grib, Kashtanovik, Zayachiy grib.

Extract from Wikipedia article: Gyroporus castaneus, or commonly the chestnut bolete, is a small, white-pored relation of the Boletus mushrooms. It has a brown cap, and is usually found with oak trees. It differs from the true boletes in that the spores are a pale straw colour.

Photos of this mushroom from the area of St. Petersburg, Russia

Chestnut bolete mushroom (<B>Gyroporus castaneus</B>) near Gulf of Finland near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-03.htm">September 3, 2016</A>
LinkChestnut bolete mushroom (Gyroporus castaneus) near Gulf of Finland near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 3, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос
Chestnut bolete mushroom (<B>Gyroporus castaneus</B>) near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-03.htm">September 3, 2016</A>
LinkChestnut bolete mushroom (Gyroporus castaneus) near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 3, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос
Chestnut bolete mushrooms (<B>Gyroporus castaneus</B>) near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, <A HREF="../date-en/2016-09-03.htm">September 3, 2016</A>
LinkChestnut bolete mushrooms (Gyroporus castaneus) near Lisiy Nos, south from Saint Petersburg. Russia, September 3, 2016
Location on mapsСанкт-Петербург, поселок Лисий Нос

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Acknowledgements

Russian web-forums Planeta Gribov, V Kontakte, and Griby Sredney Polosy for learning names of local mushrooms.

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