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Sarcodon imbricatus (Linnaeus) P. Karsten
Sichuan: Dêgê Xian. Road (highway 317) from Manigange to Ganzi (Garze). Scattered trees of Picea and Salix-Sibiraea thickets interspersed with small streams and rivulets. 31°48'23"N, 99°25'55"E; 3700-3800 m.
Pileus convex with a depressed center, purplish brown, conspicuously scaly, covered with brown to dark brown scales arranged more or less concentrically, and less erect toward margin. Hymenophore pinkish, spines decurrent, crowded. Stipe subcylindrical, enlarging downward, pale brown when young, darkening in age, dry, smooth, typically hollow at maturity. Context whitish.
Zai-Wei GE
1322 18 August 2006

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