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Pulchroboletus

Pulchroboletus Gelardi, Vizzini & Simonini, in Gelardi et al., Mycologia 106(6): 1176 (2014)

 

 

Etymology: the epithet pulchroboletus” (pulchro= beautiful) is derived from Latin and refers to the dramatic tints of the basidiomes.

 

Diagnosis: Differing from Alessioporus by the pastel pink, cream-pinkish to whitish-pink or rarely blood red pileus surface, the smooth to densely punctuate stipe surface, rarely with a coarse reticulum, the pseudo-annulus usually located in the upper or middle part of the stipe, the pinkish lilac context of the pileus and unique ITS, LSU and tef-1α sequences.

 

Index Fungorum number: IF 808531

 

Type species: Pulchroboletus roseoalbidus (Alessio & Littini) Gelardi, Vizzini & Simonini 2014, in Gelardi et al., Mycologia 106(6): 1176 (2014)

 

Species

 

Pulchroboletus roseoalbidus (Alessio & Littini) Gelardi, Vizzini & Simonini 2014

Pulchroboletus rubricitrinus (Murrill) Farid & A.R. Franck 2017

Pulchroboletus sclerotiorum M.E. Sm., Bessette & A.R. Bessette 2019

 

Key reference:

Gelardi, Matteo & Simonini, Giampaolo & Ercole, Enrico & Vizzini, Alfredo. (2014). Alessioporus and Pulchroboletus (Boletaceae, Boletineae), two novel genera for Xerocomus ichnusanus and X. roseoalbidus from the European Mediterranean basin: Molecular and morphological evidence. Mycologia. 106. 10.3852/14-042.

 

 

About Basidiomycota

The webpage Basidiomycota provides an up-to-date classification and account of all genera of the phylum Basidiomycota.

 

Supported by 

Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI)

project entitled:

"Macrofungi diversity research from the Lancang-Mekong Watershed and surrounding areas"

(Grant No. DBG6280009)

Contact

  • Email: basidio.org@yahoo.com
  • Addresses:
    Mushroom Research Foundation, 292 Moo 18, Bandu District,
    Muang Chiangrai 57100, Thailand
  • The State Key Lab of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No.3 1st Beichen West Rd., Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R. China


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