Crocinoboletus , a new genus of Boletaceae (Boletales) with unusual boletocrocin polyene pigments

@article{Zeng2014CrocinoboletusA,
  title={Crocinoboletus , a new genus of Boletaceae (Boletales) with unusual boletocrocin polyene pigments},
  author={Nian-kai Zeng and Gang Wu and Yan-chun Li and Zhi-Qun Liang and Zhu-liang Yang},
  journal={Phytotaxa},
  year={2014},
  volume={175},
  pages={133-140}
}
  • Nian-kai Zeng, Gang Wu, +2 authors Zhu-liang Yang
  • Published 2014
  • Biology
  • Phytotaxa
  • Crocinoboletus is described as a new genus of Boletaceae to accommodate Boletus rufoaureus and B. laetissimus , characterized by its brilliant orange color of basidiomata caused by the presence of unusual boletocrocin polyene pigments, bluish olivaceous staining of all parts when bruised, smooth basidiospores, and the pileipellis which has an interwoven trichoderm at the middle part of the pileus and a cutis at the margin of the pileus. Prior molecular phylogenetic analyses also confirmed the… CONTINUE READING

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