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Leccinum scabrum (Bulliard) Gray
Sichuan: Xiangcheng Xian. Between Xiangcheng and Sandui near the village of Riyin, S of Wuming Shan. West facing slopes and seepages in mixed coniferous forest (Picea, Abies, Pinus). 29°8'28"N, 99°55'42"E; 3550-4000 m.
On ground in forest of Betula utilis, Pinus densata and Quercus at 3700 m. Pileus 7-12 cm in diam., convex, red brown. Hymenophore adnexed, white, becoming very pale brown or reddish brown. Stipe 10 x 1.5-2 cm, white, with dark brown squamules; base of stipe sometimes blue. Context white, becoming pinkish; context in stipe base often blue. Taste mild. With a slide.
Zhu-Liang YANG
2205 8 July 1998

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