Name: Leccinum subsect. Pallida Smith, Thiers, & Watling
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Rank: Subsection

Status: Accepted

Name: Leccinum subsect. Pallida

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Author: Smith, Thiers, & Watling

Citation: Mich. Bot. 6:124. (1967)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Boletales

Family: Boletaceae

Genus: Leccinum

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Pileus essentially white to pallid when young and pale colored when mature….The subsection merges imperceptibly with subsection Scabra in the presence in the latter of pallid taxa which darken to gray by maturity or in drying.

Type species: Leccinum holopus.

Smith, Alexander Hanchett, and Harry Delbert Thiers. “The Boletes of Michigan.” (1971).

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