Plant Diversity ›› 1991, Vol. 13 ›› Issue (02): 1-3.

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ZANG Mu,HU Mei-Rong,LIU Wo-Peng   

  1. Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Kunming 650204;Sanming Medical Institute ,Fujian
  • Online:1991-04-25 Published:1991-04-25

Abstract: This paper describes two new species of Boletaceae from Fujian Prov. Xerocomus anthracinus Zang, HU et Liu, it shows the blackish basidiocarps different from the other taxa in Genus Xerocomus, it has been found fruiting so-litarily under Casfanopsis hystrix A.DC. and Pinus massoniana Lamb. in Sanming, but the mycorrhizal associations and affinities of this taxon are not known. This mushroom can be easily mistaken for a Boletus when young, but is just as po-isonous. It recently caused several vomiting when after ingestion from Sauming peo-ple. The another new taxon Boletus tomentulosus Zang, Liu et Hu,it is tread here un-der Sect. Squamulistipites, it has the stature and appearance of Boletus squamuli-stipes Zang, but microscopic examination shows the larger basidiospores, 10.4- 14.3 x 5.2-5.5 am and non pleurocystidium, but the basidiospores of latter only 9-11.5 x 4-5.5 am in the meanwhile, the pileus surface has a tendency to become grossly or tomentose in age, not observed in B. squamulistipes specimens.

Key words: Xerocomus anthracinus