Name: Phylloporus rhodoxanthus (Schwein.) Bres.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Phylloporus rhodoxanthus

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Schwein.) Bres.

Citation: Fung. trident. 2(14): 95. 1900.

Deprecated Synonyms: Phylloporus rhodoxanthus subsp. americanus Singer, Gomphidius rhodoxanthus Schwein.

Misspellings: Phylloporus rhodoxanum, Phylloporous rhodoxanthus


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Boletales

Family: Boletaceae

Genus: Phylloporus

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Cap: 2.5-10 cm; convex, becoming broadly convex to more or less flat; dry; fairly smooth, sometimes beginning to crack in age; red to reddish brown, or olive brown to brown; fading; the margin inrolled when young, and with a small projecting sterile portion.

Gills: Running down the stem; distant or nearly so; yellow to golden yellow, dirtying with age; not bruising blue; thick; sometimes forking; sometimes with cross-veins.

Stem: 3-9 cm long; .5-1.5 cm thick; more or less equal, or tapering to base; sometimes appearing “ribbed” near the apex at the termination points of the gills; yellowish, with reddish dots and scruffies; basal mycelium yellow.

Flesh: White to pale yellow.

Odor and Taste: Odor not distinctive; taste mild.

Chemical Reactions: Cap surface blue with ammonia.

Spore Print: Yellowish to dirty yellow.

Microscopic Features: Spores 8-14 × 3-5 µ; smooth; long-elliptical to sausage-shaped.

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