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Boletus satanas Lenz, Schwämme Mitteldeutschl.: 67 (1831)

Habitat: On calcareous soil in open mixed deciduous woodland and occasionally with solitary trees in parkland. Usually associated with Fagus and rarely Quercus spp.

Notes: Occasional but may be locally common in southern England. Reports from Scotland and Northern Ireland lack voucher material.

Distribution: E: o, S: ?, NI: ?

Vouchers: England: K(M) 67019

Descriptions, Lists & Icons:
I: Surveying the Royal and Devil's Boletes, in Marren, P., Field Mycology 1(3): 74-108 (2000), p. 95

Conservation Status: Rare (Red Data List, Ing 1992); removed from list (Red Data List, Evans et al. 2006); BAP species until 2007; Biodiversity Action Plan

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