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Rubinoboletus rubinus (W.G. Sm.) Pilát & Dermek (Crimson Bolete)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Rubinoboletus rubinus (Crimson Bolete)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of Rubinoboletus rubinus (Crimson Bolete)

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Kibby, G., 2002 Illustrations of rare or little known British boletes
Overall, A., 2011 Fungi Royale: Some interesting larger fungi of the Royal Parks - Part 3: mycorrhizal fungi
Rae, S., 2006 Rubinoboletus rubinus from Lancashire

General Works

Henrici, A., 2005 (Rarely fruits) Notes and Records (Oct 2004)

Rubinoboletus rubinus may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICOMYCETIDAE
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
BOLETALES
(spongecap toadstools and their relatives)
BOLETACEAE
(sponge cap toadstools)
Macromycetes Ectomycorrhizal fungi Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Rubinoboletus rubinus is associated with:

fruitbody Fagus - beeches (Fagales: Fagaceae) fruitbody is ectomycorrhizal with live root Minor Watling, R., Hills, A.E, & Turnbull, E., 2005
fruitbody Quercus - oaks (Fagales: Fagaceae) fruitbody is ectomycorrhizal with live root UK/Ireland Major Rae, S., 2006,
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 [mainly parkland],
Watling, R., Hills, A.E, & Turnbull, E., 2005

There may be more taxa associated with Rubinoboletus rubinus listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi

Associated with Rubinoboletus rubinus:

Rubinoboletus rubinus may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI
(true fungi)
BOLETACEAE
(sponge cap toadstools)
Macromycetes Ectomycorrhizal fungi Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Further Information

1992 (Provisional) Red Data List Vulnerable

References

Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
Rae, S., 2006 Rubinoboletus rubinus from Lancashire
Watling, R., Hills, A.E, & Turnbull, E., 2005 Boletes and their allies
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