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Boletus edulis Fries
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. W of Xiangcheng on highway XV09 to Reda Xiang on Reda side of pass over Ma'an Shan. Remnant Picea-Quercus-Prunus-Salix forest and adjacent openings and loose stony slopes; mostly intact Quercus and mixed conifer forests from 3750 m to tree line. 29°2'41"N, 99°42'41"E; 3450-3800 m.
On ground in forest at 3500 m. Pileus 6-15 cm in diam., dry, yellowish brown, often becoming paler at disc. Hymenophore cream colored, becoming pinkish to pale brownish when injured; tubes whitish to cream colored, unchanging. Stipe 3.5-7 x 3.5-5.5 cm, robust and short, dull yellowish, netted. Context white, unchanging. With a slide and line drawings.
Z. L. Yang
2394 19 July 1998
 
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