Status: Deprecated (Misspelt)
Name: Tylopilus ballouii
Author: (Peck) Singer
Correct Spelling: Tylopilus balloui (Peck) Singer
Preferred Synonyms:Tylopilus balloui (Peck) Singer
Deprecated Synonyms: Rubinoboletus ballouii (Peck) Heinemann and Rammeloo, Gyroporus ballouii (Peck) E. Horak
Without access to the whole article in Mycotaxon, I wonder too, if the alternative spelling has been properly published, or if it needs to be approved by some committee first (if it even will be)..
The genus Tylopilus isn’t monophyletic. This Rubinoboletus group might (just might) be close to some of them, but not to others..
The results from phylogenetic studies are not unambiguous.
Have a look at this paper:
“The orthographic correction of the epithet ballouii to balloui is hereby made in accordance with the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.”
This bolete appears to be morphologically and phyllogenetically different from other tylopili…