Zangia Y.C. Li & Zhu L. Yang , in Li, Feng & Yang, Fungal Diversity 49: 129 (2011)
Etymology: Named after Prof. Mu Zang, in honour of his over 40 years’ contribution to mycology, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Basidiocarps stipitate-pileate with tubular hymenophore. Pileus hemispherical, convex or applanate, rugose and pubescent when young, viscid when wet; context white to pallid, unchanged in colour when injured. Hymenophore white when young, and becomes pinkish or pink to purplish when mature, depressed around apex of stipe, unchanged in colour when injured. Stipe central, pallid to yellowish or reddish but pinkish sometimes at apical part and chrome to golden yellow at base, always with red to purplish red scabrous squamules; context white to cream at apex, cream to yellowish in middle part, golden yellow at base; unchanging in colour or slowly becoming bluish in some species when injured; mycelia on base of stipe chrome yellow to golden yellow. Basidiospores smooth, subfusiform or ellipsoid, pinkish, light olivaceous to nearly colourless. Pileipellis an ixohyphoepithelium. Pleuro- and cheilocystidia subcylindrical, subfusiform or clavate. Spore print pinkish, pink to purplish pink or pale purple. Clamp connections absent.
Index Fungorum number: 517380
Type species: Zangia roseola (W.F. Chiu) Y.C. Li & Zhu L. Yang 2011, in Li, Feng & Yang, Fungal Diversity 49: 129 (2011)
Zangia chlorinosma (Wolfe & Bougher) Y.C. Li & Zhu L. Yang 2011
Zangia citrina Y.C. Li & Zhu L. Yang 2011
Zangia erythrocephala Y.C. Li & Zhu L. Yang 2011
Zangia olivacea Y.C. Li & Zhu L. Yang 2011
Zangia olivaceobrunnea Y.C. Li & Zhu L. Yang 2011
Zangia roseola (W.F. Chiu) Y.C. Li & Zhu L. Yang 2011
Li, Yan & Feng, Bang. (2011). Zangia, a new genus of Boletaceae supported by molecular and morphological evidence. Fungal Diversity. 49:125–1439. 125-143.