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Satan's Bolete

Rubroboletus satanas

Description:

Compact and massive, round carpophore, white to whitish, 10 to 15 cm in diameter, protruding like a stone or a giant egg through dead leaves and branches. When clearing up a bit, the red round stipe was discovered, helping the ID...

Habitat:

Forest floor in mixed lowland forest, slopes of Jura mountain, close to the river.

Notes:

In spite of the name, only moderately toxic, provoking nausea and gastric problems.

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Zlatan Celebic
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Zlatan Celebic

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.18, Long: 5.74

Spotted on Aug 16, 2019
Submitted on Aug 18, 2019

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