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Boletus pallidus            Pale Bolete

Caps are 5-15 cm across, hemisohericzl to convex, dry, smooth, dirty-white to grey-brown, ageing buff.   Flesh is whitish, sometimes staining pale blue, mild or slightly bitter.  Tubes are white, ageing olive, staining blue.  Pores are medium to large, and angular to irregular. Stalks are up to 15 cm tall by 2 cm wide, off-white to pale grey-brown, and netted (= reticulate) near the cap.  Spore prints are olive-brown to ochre.  It fruits under hardwoods, especially oaks. Edible.