Orange Birch Bolete (Leccinum versipelle)

The Orange Birch Bolete is an orange coloured fungus, found near birch trees and is a member of the boletes family so I guess the name is a pretty fair description of it! Usually a solitary species, found in late summer and autumn and is quite common. The orange cap is quite distinctive and once seen you will probably remember it.
It is edible; want to try it?
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Find out more about the Orange Birch Bolete in Dorset here: www.natureofdorset.co.uk/species_panel/Orange%20Birch%20B...

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