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BOLETALES E.-J. Gilbert (spongecap toadstools and their relatives)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

AMYLOCORTICIACEAE Jülich (a family of fungi) Family 3 subtaxa  
Ceraceomyces Jülich (a genus of resupinate fungi)
Genus 2 subtaxa 5 ident refs
Irpicodon pendulus (Alb. & Schwein.) Pouzar (a basidiomycete fungus) Species   1 ident refs
BOLETACEAE Chevall. (sponge cap toadstools)
Boletus (a genus of boletes), eg: Boletus rubellus (Ruby Bolete) - Fruitbody - top view - close-up - in situ Chalciporus piperatus (Peppery Bolete), eg: Chalciporus piperatus (Peppery Bolete) - Fruitbody - side view - in situ Leccinum (a genus of boletes), eg: Leccinum holopus (Ghost Bolete) - Fruitbody - oblique view - in situ Phylloporus pelletieri (Golden-gilled Bolete), eg: Phylloporus pelletieri (Golden-gilled Bolete) - Fruitbody with forked stipe - side view showing gills - lain down Pseudoboletus parasiticus (Parasitic Bolete), eg: Pseudoboletus parasiticus (Parasitic Bolete) - Colony - top view Strobilomyces strobilaceus (Old Man Of The Woods), eg: Strobilomyces strobilaceus (Old Man Of The Woods) - Fruitbody - side view - in situ Tylopilus felleus (Bitter Bolete), eg: Tylopilus felleus (Bitter Bolete) - Fruitbody - side view Xerocomus (a genus of boletes), eg: Xerocomus communis (a bolete) - First specimen - cap - in situ
Family 75 subtaxa 123 ident refs
CONIOPHORACEAE Ulbr. (a family of resupinate boletes)
Coniophora (a genus of resupinate boletes), eg: Coniophora arida (a resupinate bolete) - Fruitbody with fungal galls
Family 5 subtaxa 5 ident refs
DIPLOCYSTIDIACEAE Kreisel (barometer earthstars) Family 1 subtaxon  
Astraeus hygrometricus (Pers.) Morgan (Barometer Earthstar)
Two immature fruitbodies - side view
Species   3 ident refs
GOMPHIDIACEAE Maire ex Jülich (spike toadstools)
Chroogomphus rutilus (Copper Spike), eg: Chroogomphus rutilus (Copper Spike) - Fruitbody Gomphidius (spike toadstools), eg: Gomphidius roseus (Rosy Spike) - Fruitbodies - top view
Family 4 subtaxa 3 ident refs
GYROPORACEAE Locq. (a family of boletes) Family 2 subtaxa  
Gyroporus castaneus (Bull.) Quél. (Chestnut Bolete)
Cap surface
Species   1 ident refs
Gyroporus cyanescens (Bull.) Quél. (a bolete) Species   1 ident refs
HYGROPHOROPSIDACEAE Kühner (false chanterelles)
Hygrophoropsis (false chanterelles), eg: Hygrophoropsis fuscosquamula (a false chanterelle) - Fruitbody - side view showing gills - lain down Leucogyrophana (a genus of resupinate boletes), eg: Leucogyrophana mollusca (a resupinate bolete) - Colony on wood-chip
Family 7 subtaxa 10 ident refs
Jaapia Bres. (a genus of fungi)
Genus 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
PAXILLACEAE Lotsy (a family of bolete toadstools)
Paxillus (mycorrhizal rollrims), eg: Unidentified Paxillus (Unidentified Mycorrhizal Rollrims) - Fruitbody - oblique view - in situ
Family 6 subtaxa 12 ident refs
RHIZOPOGONACEAE Gäum. & C.W. Dodge (beard truffles)
Rhizopogon (beard truffles), eg: Rhizopogon luteolus (Yellow False Truffle, Yellow Beard Truffle) - Fruitbody - in situ
Family 4 subtaxa 5 ident refs
SCLERODERMATACEAE Corda (earthballs and dyeballs)
Pisolithus (dyeballs), eg: Pisolithus capsulifer (Dyeball) - Fruitbody - lain down Scleroderma (earthballs), eg: Scleroderma areolatum (Leopard Earthball) - Side view - showing root
Family 6 subtaxa 5 ident refs
SERPULACEAE Jarosch & Bresinsky (a family of resupinate boletes) Family 2 subtaxa  
Serpula himantioides (Fr.) P. Karst. (a resupinate bolete) Species   1 ident refs
Serpula lacrymans (Wulfen) J. Schröt. (Dry Rot)
Fruiting on ceiling
Species    
SUILLACEAE (Singer) Besl & Bresinsky (a family of boletes)
Suillus (a genus of boletes), eg: Suillus granulatus (Weeping Bolete) - Fruitbody - oblique view - in situ
Family 11 subtaxa 9 ident refs
TAPINELLACEAE C. Hahn (lignicolous rollrims) Family 3 subtaxa  
Pseudomerulius aureus (Fr.) Jülich (a resupinate bolete) Species   2 ident refs
Tapinella atrotomentosa (Batsch) Šutara (Velvet Rollrim)
Fruitbody - oblique view - in situ
Species    
Tapinella panuoides (Fr.) E.-J. Gilbert (Oyster Rollrim)
Fruitbody - underside
Species   4 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Gruppo Micologico <<G. Bresadola>> di Trento - image gallery: http://www.mtsn.tn.it/bresadola/gallery_index.asp Gruppo Micologico <<G. Bresadola>> di Trento - image gallery
Boletales.com: http://boletales.com/ Boletales.com
Breitenbach J., & Kränzlin F., 1991 (Good selection of species covered, but most are also illustrated elsewhere. The critical group of Xerocomus is given an old-fashioned teatment with the more recently-described taxa not included.) Boletes & Agarics I
Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1990 Fungi without gills (Hymenomycetes and Gasteromycetes) an identification handbook
Henderson, D.M., Orton, P.D. & Watling, R., 1969 Agarics and Boleti - Introduction
McAdam, A., 2007 Keys to the genera of Agarics and Boletes

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 52 general literature references to BOLETALES (spongecap toadstools and their relatives)

BOLETALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 566 feeding and other relationships of BOLETALES (spongecap toadstools and their relatives)

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