Observation 84663: Heimioporus fruticicola (Berk.) E. Horak

When: 2007-03-28

Collection location: Wall’s Cave, Blackheath, New South Wales, Australia [Click for map]

Who: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)

Specimen available

Formerly and better known as Heimiella anguiformis. Fruiting in Southeast Asia and Australia/Oceania.

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H. anguiformis
By: Roy Halling (royh)
2014-05-05 00:03:36 CDT (-0500)

is not a former name for H. fruticicola. The latter ws first described from Tasmania and is known as far north as northern Queensland (Atherton Tableland). The illustration in Heim’s paper describing H. anguiformis shows a black, cerebriform pileus and reticulate spores – comtrary to H. fruticicola (red pileus, bumpy spores with holes and crater-like depressions. Heim’s type of H. anguiformis can’t be found in herbarium PC.

Voucher specimen
By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2013-01-21 16:54:20 CST (-0600)

isn’t available anymore, it seems to be lost. Formerly known as Heimiella fruticicola.

By: Gerhard Koller (Gerhard)
2012-07-27 12:40:10 CDT (-0500)

I would have loved to find Boletus manicus but it was too dangerous for me to go to Papua all alone :=) No, hadn’t time and money for this extravagancy. Whole trip was too short.

By: Danny Newman (myxomop)
2012-07-27 03:54:27 CDT (-0500)

of the Boletes implicated in Heim’s account of “Mushroom Madness” in the Kuma people of New Guinea.

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