Name: Boletus amygdalinus Thiers
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Alan Rockefeller, walt sturgeon, Roy Halling, Christian


Rank: Species

Status: Deprecated

Name: Boletus amygdalinus

Author: Thiers

Citation: California Mushrooms, A Field Guide to the Boletes, p. 50. 1975.

Preferred Synonyms:Suillellus amygdalinus (Thiers) Vizzini, Simonini & Gelardi


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Boletales

Family: Boletaceae

Genus: Boletus

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

This is a nom. nov. for Boletus puniceus Chiu (Mycologia 40: 199-231. 1948) non Thiers Mycologia 57: 529. 1965.
Authority incorrectly cited as (Thiers) Thiers in 1975.

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By: Christian (Christian Schwarz)
2014-11-14 13:41:04 CST (-0600)

An absolutely terrible genus name, but it appears this is the genus name for this clade of boletes.

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By: Martin Livezey (MLivezey)
2012-02-07 06:03:16 CST (-0600)

I don’t think B. amygdalinus is toxic – that seems also to be a matter of copy-paste. David A has mentioned it as edible, and I have tried a small amount with no problem

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Created: 2007-01-09 23:03:57 CST (-0600) by Nathan Wilson (nathan)
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