Name: Boletus separans Peck
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Boletus separans

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: Peck

Citation: Bull. Buffalo Soc. nat. Sci. 1(2): 59 (1873)

Deprecated Synonyms: Xanthoconium separans (Peck) Halling & Both, Boletus edulis f. separans (Peck) Vassilkov, Boletus edulis subsp. separans (Peck) Singer, Boletus reticulatus subsp. separans (Peck) Hlavácek

Misspellings: Xanthoconium seperans


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Boletales

Family: Boletaceae

Genus: Boletus

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Original Description by C.H. Peck:
“Pileus thick, convex, smooth, shining, sometimes deeply lacunose, brownish-lilac; tubes plane or slightly depressed around the stem, at first quite closed and attached to the stem, then by the expansion of the pileus usually torn from it, small, subrotund, yellow or brownish-yellow; stem solid, nearly equal, distinctly reticulated, dull lilac; spores .00055′ × .00022′; flesh white, unchangeable.
Plant 3’-4’ high, pileus 3’ broad, stem 6”-10" thick.
Grassy ground in open woods. Greenbush. August.
In dry weather the separation of the tubes from the stem does not always take place."

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By: Nathan Wilson (nathan)
2010-02-05 21:53:07 PST (-0800)

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