Species: Austroboletus lacunosus (Kuntze) May & WoodGo Back
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Description:
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In resent years this species has been turning up in large numbers previously it was an uncommon species. Its one of two species with a reticulated stipe so is easily recognised the other A. niveus is has a white fruiting body and different shaped spores.  
Common name: None
Found: Under leptospermum
Substrate: Ground
Spore: White
Height: 120 mm
Width: 80 mm
Season: Autumn
Edible: Unknown
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Macro images:
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar 
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 Scale = 11 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar 
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 Scale = 13 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar 
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 Scale = 13 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar 
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 Scale = 13 mm.
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar 
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Notice the water droplets that have gathered in the reticulated stipe. Scale = 11 mm.
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Micro images: 
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Austroboletus lacunosusScale bar 
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Austroboletus lacunosus has these wonderful spores with raised pegs concentrated around the centre of the spore.Magnification = 1000x
 
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