ITS primers for the identification of marketable Boletus.

  title={ITS primers for the identification of marketable Boletus.},
  author={Antonietta Mello and Stefano Ghignone and Alfredo Vizzini and Clizia Sechi and Pino Ruiu and Paola Bonfante},
  journal={Journal of biotechnology},
  volume={121 3},
Boletus species belonging to the section Boletus are the most frequently eaten fungi among those harvested in natural conditions in Europe. This section groups 10 taxa which are hardly distinguishable on the basis of their morphology. Some of them have been shown to induce allergic IgE-mediated symptoms either through inhalation, ingestion or contact. Since questions relating to the presence of allergens in any of the species most in demand (B. edulis, B. aereus, B. pinophilus, B. aestivalis… CONTINUE READING