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Bolete Mushrooms

A bolete mushroom (Boletus sp), but I am not sure of the species.  It has a velvet red cap with orange pores and a yellow stem which turns blue on bruising:

The following, I think, is the same species but a few days older:

The cap is now yellowish-brown but the pores and stem are unchanged:

Photos taken in Whiteknights Park, Reading University grounds, Reading, UK, on 2011-09-11.

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