Thursday, November 12, 2009

Basidiomycota: Boletaceae

Description:- members of the Boletaceae are mostly poroid and generally have
elongated spores;- many genera distinguished from spore print color, spore shape,
presence / absence of veil, cap and stipe macrocharacters,

  • sister group to the Agaricales
  • - mycorrhizal, or brown rot
  • -Brown-rot fungi: degradate cellulose and hemicellulose
  • - White-rot fungi: degradate cellulose, hemicellulose and lignin
  • - mostly fleshy (monomitic) mushrooms with a poroid hymenium, but also includes
  • - several gasteromycetes forms
  • - a few gilled forms
  • - a few corticioid (crust) fungi
  • - many species have smooth, fusoid (fusiform) spores
  • - many species produce pulvinic acids

Photo by: Johari Jalinas
Photo Id: Johari Jalinas
Location: Pulau Tinggi, Mersing, Johor Darul Takzim

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