The genus name, Hortiboletus, refers to the latin ‘hortus‘ meaning garden where the Hortiboletus bubalinus can often be found growing with Poplar or Lime trees.
|Common Names||Ascot Hat (EN), Poplar Bolete, Cap Tyllog Bwff (CY), Parkogrzybek Morelowy (PL), Homoki Tinóru (HU)|
|Scientific Name||Boletus / Hortiboletus bubalinus|
|Synonyms||Boletus bubalinus, Xerocomus bubalinus, Xerocomellus bubalinus|
|Average Mushroom height (CM)||10|
|Average Cap width (CM)||12|
Pale brown with slight red or yellow hues, lighter towards the edge. Starts of rounded but becoming flatter and more uneven with age.
Yellow to pale yellow sometimes with olivaceous hints. Angular not round and bruising blue/green.
Off white/yellow in the stem. White in the cap staining pink under the cuticle and blue above the pores.
Other Boletes but none of the poisonous varieties.
Olive brown. Subfusiform.
Taste / Smell
Not reported much before 2000 but becoming more common or more often reported.
Was Boletus bubalinus then becoming Xerocomus then Xerocomellus before, for now anyway, settling with Hortiboletus.