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Boletus impolitus  Fall,Geotagged,Hemileccinum impolitum,Israel Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. How "impolite" of it to emit an odor upon being cut into ;P Posted 3 months ago
    1. LOL :-D Posted 3 months ago

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''Hemileccinum impolitum'' is a basidiomycete fungus of the Boletaceae family, native to Europe. It is commonly referred to as the iodine bolete, because its fruit bodies tend to emit an iodine odour when cut, more detectable in the stem base or overripe specimens.

Like other members of the family, ''H. impolitum'' has tubes and pores instead of gills in the hymenial surface of its fruit bodies. It is widely distributed in temperate and southern Europe, where it grows in mycorrhizal.. more

Similar species: Boletes
Species identified by Yael Orgad
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By Yael Orgad

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Uploaded Nov 15, 2019. Captured Nov 4, 2017 12:48 in Israel National Trail, Israel.
  • COOLPIX P600
  • f/3.3
  • 10/300s
  • ISO100
  • 4.3mm