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Xerocomus subtomentosus, also known as the Yellow-cracking Bolete or Suede Bolete, is a medium to large bolete. It features a brown cap, chrome-yellow pores, a yellowish stem, and it grows alone, scattered, or gregariously in association with a wide range of hardwood and conifer trees.
pale olive or tan, initially convex before flattening with a velvety tan surface, often becoming cracked in age. The flesh is white or pallid yellow, with a faint brownish zone beneath the cap cuticle. It is unchanging, thick and soft. Pores
yellow, becoming olive-yellow with maturity and bruising blue or green before fading somewhat. When bruised the pores usually turn blue, but the bruised area eventually becomes brownish. Stem
is a pallid cap colour or slightly darker, sometimes with a brick-red tinge. It is slender and slightly bulbous. The stem has no ring. The stem flesh is similarly coloured as the cap but browner. Spore print
Spores are smooth, subfusiform to ellipsoidal, measuring 10-15 x 4-6µm.
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