Public Description of Pseudoboletus parasiticus (Bull.) Sutara

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Name: Pseudoboletus parasiticus (Bull.) Sutara
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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Boletaceae

General Description:

Pileus: Convex, 3-7 cm. Brown to olivaceous, dry but slightly viscid when wet, finely tomentose becoming glabrous and shiny in age.

Stipe: Equal and colored like the pileus, 3-7 cm long.

Pores: Yellow, becoming olivaceous

Diagnostic Description:

Habitat: It is always attached to Scleroderma citrinum


Eastern Norh America


On Scleroderma citrinum

Look Alikes:

None when found with its host.




Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachians by William Roody.


Pseudoboletus parasiticus (Bull.) Šutara, Česká Mykol. 45(1-2): 2 (1991)

Boletus parasiticus Bull., Herb. Fr. 10: tab. 451, fig. 1 (1790)
Ceriomyces parasiticus (Bull.) Murrill, Mycologia 1(4): 148 (1909)
Versipellis parasitica (Bull.) Quél., Enchir. fung. (Paris): 159 (1886)
Xerocomus parasiticus (Bull.) Quél., Fl. mycol. France (Paris) (1888)

Description author: walt sturgeon (Request Authorship Credit)

Created: 2011-05-08 12:38:13 HST (-1000) by walt sturgeon (Mycowalt)
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