Phylum: Basidiomycota Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales Family: Suillaceae
Species: Suillus bovinus (L.) Roussel
Synonyms: Boletus bovinus
Boletus bovinus var. viridocaerulescens
Ixocomus bovinus
Suillus bovinus var. viridicaerulescens
Suillus bovinus var. viridocaerulescens
Common Name: Bovine Bolete

An ectomycorrhizal species
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Suillus bovinusPhotographer:  David Mitchel
Photographer: David Mitchel

Photographer:  David Mitchel
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Associated Species (where recorded) & number of records:
Pinus sylvestris (25)
Pinus (4)
Pinus contorta (3)
Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (1)
Habitat (where recorded) & number of records:
Woodland: mixed (7)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation (3)
Woodland: broadleaved, semi-natural (2)
Acid grassland: semi-improved (1)
Bog (1)
Woodland: coniferous, plantation, high forest (1)
Woodland: mixed, semi-natural (1)
Substrate (where recorded) & number of records:
Soil (8)
Soil Grassy (6)
Soil Mossy (3)
Soil Needle (3)
Soil Leaves (1)
Months recorded in & number of records:
January (3)
July (1)
August (2)
September (15)
October (5)
November (4)