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Boletus cheoi W. F. Chiu
Xizang (Tibet): Jiangda (Gyamda) Xian. Narrow gorge ca. 6 km E in a straight line from the center of the city of Jiangda (Gyamda). Logged Picea forest, now dominated by Betula. Slopes and meadows; slopes with numerous, scattered limestone boulders and diverse herbaceous flora in organically rich, dark soil and with deep moss layer in many places. 31°28'59"N, 98°16'39"E; 3900 m.
Cap 4-7 cm in diam., convex-applanate to applanate, cinnamon to cinnamon brown, velvety, cracked; hymenophore adnexed, surface gray brown, becoming blue quickly; pores 1-2(3) mm in diam., tubes up to 10mm in depth, gray; stipe 4-6 X 0.5-1 cm, dirty gray to brown, covered with gray to brown squamules; context white to cream, barely changing.
Zhu-Liang YANG
5458 4 August 2009
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