Roy Halling’s Description of Harrya chromapes (Frost) Halling, Nuhn, Osmundson, & Manfr. Binder

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Name: Harrya chromapes (Frost) Halling, Nuhn, Osmundson, & Manfr. Binder
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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Boletaceae

General Description:

Pink pileus, pinkish hymenophore, white stipe with pink scabers isolated or rarely in a reticulum, chrome yellow at base.

Diagnostic Description:

Basidiomata epigeous. Pileus rose pink to brownish-pink to pinkish-grey. Hymenophore tubulose, white, then vinaceous pink. Stipe white above, chrome yellow at base, beset with fine pink scabers either isolated or rarely arranged on a raised reticulum. Spores pinkish- to reddish-brown in deposit, smooth,
dextrinoid in Melzerā€™s reagent. Hymenial cystidia present. Pseudocystidia absent. Pileipellis a trichodermium. Clamp connections absent.


Eastern North America, Central America, China.


Reported or observed among litter, on soil in forests associated with conifers, Betulaceae and Quercus in North America,including eastern Canada south to Georgia, Alabama, west to Michigan and Mississippi. In Costa Rica with Quercus, in the Cordillera Talamanca, Poas and Irazu volcanoes. In China with the Fagaceae and Pinaceae.

Look Alikes:

Halling et al. 2012. Affinities of the Boletus chromapes group to Royoungia and the description of two new genera, Harrya and Australopilus. Australian Syst. Bot. 25: 418-431.


Formerly known as Tylopilus chromapes and Leccinum chromapes. Phylogenetic inference indicates it is neither.

Description author: Roy Halling (Request Authorship Credit)

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