Name: Suillus spectabilis group sensu Nguyen et al.
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Status: Accepted

Name: Suillus spectabilis group

Author: sensu Nguyen et al.

Citation: Mycologia 108(6) 1219 (2016)

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This MO Name represents the “Spectabilis group”, one of three groups designated by Nguyen et al.1 to facilitate phylogenetic discussion. Approximates Smith & Thiers2 sect. Boletinus plus Fuscoboletinus.
Child clades:
Suillus grevillei clade sensu Nguyen et al.
Suillus lakei clade sensu Nguyen et al.
Suillus spectabilis clade sensu Nguyen et al.
Grandchild (and further) clades and species:
Suillus ampliporus (N. Amer. S. cavipes)
Suillus asiaticus
Suillus bresadolae
Suillus bresadolae clade sensu Nguyen et al.
Suillus caerulescens
Suillus cavipes (Eurasian)
Suillus cavipes clade sensu Nguyen et al.
Suillus clintonianus (N. Amer./Asian _S. grevillei)
Suillus elbensis (N. Amer. S. viscidus)
Suillus grevillei
Suillus grisellus
Suillus lakeii
Suillus lariciphilus
Suillus ochraceoroseus
Suillus paluster
Suillus ponderosus
Suillus sinuspaulianus/Suillus glandulosus
Suillus spectabilis
Suillus tridentinus
Suillus viscidus (Asian)
Suillus viscidus (European)
Suillus viscidus clade sensu Nguyen et al.

1 Nhu H. Nguyen, Else C. Vellinga, Thomas D. Bruns & Peter G. Kennedy (2016). Phylogenetic assessment of global Suillus ITS sequences supports morphologically defined species and reveals synonymous and undescribed taxa, Mycologia 108:6, 1216-1228 (also available via ResearchGate)

2 Smith, A.H. and Thiers, H.D. (1964) A contribution toward a monograph of North American species of Suillus (pdf). (Image also available at

Brief Description:

Stipe without glandular dots and (a) with membranous annulus or fibrous ring zone and/or (b) fibrolous-squamulous; Hymenopore sublamellate to poroid, often decurrent. Smith & Thiers (1964) (describing section Boletinus)

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