Thursday, November 5, 2009


A bolete is a type of fungal fruiting body characterized by the presence of a pileus that is clearly differentiated from the stipe, with a spongy surface of pores (rather than gills) on the underside of the pileus.

Common Name: Boletes
Photo by: Johari Jalinas
Location: Hutan Simpan Bangi, Bangi, Selangor Darul Ehsan


  1. Booth Courtenay, Harold H. Burdsall, Jr. 1982. A Field Guide to Mushrooms and Their Relatives.
  2. Gerrit J. Keizer. 2007. The Complete Encylopedia of Mushrooms. Rebo Publsihers.
  3. Ronald Rayner. 1979. Mushrooms and Toadstools- 37 species identified with 220 colour photographs. The Hamlyn Publishing Group Limited 1979

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