Name: Tapinella atrotomentosa (Batsch) Šutara
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Tapinella atrotomentosa

Author: (Batsch) Šutara

Citation: Česká Mykol. 46(1-2): 50 (1992)

Deprecated Synonyms: Paxillus atrotomentosus (Batsch) Fr.

Misspellings: Tapinella atrotomentosus, Tapinella atromentosa


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Boletales

Family: Tapinellaceae

Genus: Tapinella

Brief Description:

Cap: 4-15 cm; convex, becoming flat or vase-shaped; dry; velvety or finely hairy; yellow brown to reddish brown, becoming dark brown in age; the margin inrolled at first.

Gills: Running down the stem; close or crowded; pale to tan or yellowish tan; frequently forked or with cross-veins near the stem.

Stem: 2-12 cm long; 1-3 cm thick; frequently off-central or even lateral; thick and sturdy; pale near the apex, but covered with velvety brown to blackish brown fuzz below.

Flesh: Thick and firm; pale to ochre.

Odor and Taste: Not distinctive.

Spore Print: Yellowish to brownish.

Microscopic Features: Spores 5-6.5 × 3-4.5 µ; smooth; elliptical; dextrinoid.

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