Weeping Bolete (Suillus granulatus)

This is a specialised species of boletes that occurs on acidic soil with pine on heathland and as such is ideally suited to the wareham Forset and that is where I found this one. Indeed, I have seen them elsewhere in the forest so they are quite widespread. They usually appear in these small groups in the autumn amongst the heather or on more open grassy areas.
These are edible but 'apt to be purgative'!
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Find out more about the Weeping Bolete in Dorset here: www.natureofdorset.co.uk/species_panel/Weeping%20Boletus?...

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