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Boletus chrysenteron Bull., Hist. champ. France (Paris): pl. 490, fig. 3 (1791)

Boletus pascuus sensu auct. brit.
Boletus communis Bull., Herb. France (Paris) 9: pl. 393 (1789)
Xerocomus chrysenteron (Bull.) Quél., Fl. Mycol. France (Paris): 418 (1888)
Xerocomus communis (Bull.) Bon, Docums Mycol. 14(no. 56): 16 (1985) [1984]

Habitat: On soil in open woodland, with Fagus, Larix and Cedrus spp, often with solitary trees in parkland and gardens.

Notes: Widespread. Once considered common but confused with B. cisalpinus and B. declivitatus.

Distribution: E: c, S: c, W: c, NI: c, ROI: c, Other: Channel Islands: !

Vouchers: England: K(M) 117921; Scotland: K(M) 108422; Wales: K(M) 120368; Other: Channel Islands: K(M) 137228

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
D+I:, in Phillips, R., Mushrooms and other fungi of Great Britain & Europe: 288 pp. (1981), as Boletus chrysenteron, p. 204-205
D+I:, in Breitenbach, J., Kränzlin, F., Fungi of Switzerland Boletes and agarics (1st part) 3: 361 pp. (1991), p. 86, pl. 56
I:, in Bon, M., The Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain and North-western Europe: 352 pp. (1987), p. 43
I:, in Courtecuisse. R. & Duhem. B., Mushrooms and Toadstools of Britain & Europe: 480 pp. (1995), as Xerocomus chrysenteron, p. 427
I:, in Krieglsteiner, G.J., Die Grosspilze Baden-Würtenbergs - Band 2 2: 620 pp. (2000), as Xerocomus chrysenteron, p. 322

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