A new species of porcini mushroom from India with morphology and phylogeny
Chakraborty, Dyutiparna; Das, Kanad; Baghela, Abhishek; Adhikari, Sinchan; Halling, Roy E.
An undescribed wild edible mushroom was collected from East district of Sikkim and is proposed here as Boletus indoedulis. It has a brownish pileus, white unchanging pore surface, bulbous stipe, with white reticulation throughout, oblong basidiospores (10.2–11.7–14 × 3.2–3.8–4.4 μm) and occurrence under Lithocarpus sp. Morphological details of this novel species is provided along with the phylogenetic (nrITS and nrLSU) placement.