Observation 45160: Hourangia pumila (M.A. Neves & Haling) Xue T. Zhu, Halling, & Zhu L. Yang

When: 2001-01-14

Collection location: Harbentes Park, Java, Indonesia [Click for map]

Who: Roy Halling (royh)

Specimen available

Pilei up to 9 mm broad. Growing in a Dipterocarpaceae plantation, this is one of the smallest I’ve ever seen. To be described by M.A. Neves.

Herbarium specimen in NY (REH8062)

[admin – Sat Aug 14 02:01:26 +0000 2010]: Changed location name from ‘Indonesia, Java, Harbentes Park.’ to ‘Harbentes Park, Java, Indonesia’

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Manipulated for studio image because of extremely small size.

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77% (2)
Recognized by sight
56% (1)
Recognized by sight: This diminutive species is very distinct due to the clearly alveolate hymenophore and the small size of the basidiomes (seen fruiting abundantly on the soil substrate).
Used references: Neves et al. 2012. The phylogeny of selected Phylloporus species, inferred from NUC-LSU and ITS sequences, and descriptions of new species from the Old World. Fungal Diversity 55: 109-123.
84% (1)
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Used references: Zhou et al 2015. Hourangia, a new genus of Boletaceae to accomodate Xerocomus cheoi and its allied species. Mycological Progress DOI 10.1007/s11557-015-1060-0

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By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2015-05-20 16:37:57 CDT (-0400)
By: Debbie Viess (amanitarita)
2010-05-05 11:11:51 CDT (-0400)

now THIS is a Phylloporus to write home about!!!

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