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Boletus Purpureus

Boletus purpureus

Purple Boletus

Cap - Dry, velvety. Purple red.

Flesh - Changing to blue, and then to dark yellow in the young plant.

Tubes - Yellow or greenish yellow. Mouths minute, orange tinged with purple, changing to Glue where wounded.

Stem - Stout, with purple veins or dots. Apex sometimes covered with a network. Yellow, reddish within.

Habitat - Woods.