Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Boletales 
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 Scientific Name: Boletellus taiwanensis

Boletellus taiwanensis Zang & C. M. Chen, Fung. Sci. 14: 19-20. 1999.

 Description: Pileus 2-3 cm broad, convex expanding to plane, surface dry, tomentose, brown, fading brownish fawn. Flesh 0.6-1.2 cm thick, yellow or pale yellow, unchanging on exposure to aie. Tubes 0.4-0.8 mm long, yellow, roadly adnate, subsinuate. Pores simple, small to medium, angular, 18-20 per cm. Hymenium yellow. Stipe 4-5 cm long, 0.4-0.6 cm thick, clavate, equal, bulbous at base, yellow at apex, reddish brown downwards, exposing from the yellow change to reddish brown, especially in base. Basidiospores 15-18 × 5-5.5 μm, ellipsoid, olivaceous brown, elongate mangoshaped, faintly longitudinally striate with 3-6 striae on each face. Basidia 25-30(35) × 5-10 μm, clavate, 4-spored. Pleurocystidia 30-40 × 10-12 μm, fusiform. Pleurocystidia 30-40 × 10-12 μm, fusiform. Pleurocystidia 30-40 × 10-12 μm, fusiform. Cheilocystidia 40-60 × 8-10 μm, clavate. Tube trama with parallel hyphae. Mycelium yellowish.

Taiwan. Nantou: Hui-Sun Forest Experimental Station, alt. 1750m, 6 Nov 1998, Chen, C M 2301.

 Habitat: under Pinus taiwanensis Hay.



Zang, M et al. 1999.


C. M. Chen

 Note: The colour of the basidiocarp seems to ally it with Xerocomus chrysenteron (Fr.) Quercus trees, especially in temperate region. However, the basidiospores of Boletellus taiwanensis are faintly longitudinally striate and it is only found under Pinus taiwanensis Hay.