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An attractive chunky bolete with a convex, slightly scruffy cap about 65 mm across.The cap was a brownish grey while the smooth fertile pore surface on the underside was a beautiful brownish lilac. The thick stipe was whitish with patches of brown.
Found growing singly in open grasslands,in leaf litter - national park (Churchill)
Other species of this genus is found in North America and Asia.The austrlian species is said to have a slightly smaller cap that the foreign cousins.
This genus was called Leccinum but since 2012, the accepted name is Sutorius.