Plant Diversity ›› 2003, Vol. 25 ›› Issue (14): 1-3.

• Articles •    

Notes on Tropical Boletes from Asia


  1. Cryptogamic Herbarium Kunming Institute of Botany,Chinese Academy of Sciences,Kunming 650204,China
  • Online:2003-12-26 Published:2003-12-26

Abstract: A total of 7 Boletes species were collected under Monsoon forest from Yunnan,China and Chiang Mai Province,Thailand,where extensive mixed forests with predominant Castanopsis,Lithocarpus and Terminalia still exist.Monsoons bring moisture from the Indian Ocean,allowing a rich variety of trees and fungi to grow at different elevations.Four new species are described and illustrated,three new records are reported for Yunnan,China and Thailand.

Key words: Boletus