MycoKey : the genus Leccinum

Generic short diagnoses: Typical ectotrophic boletes, often with long, sturdy, cylindrical, squamulose and always dry stipes. Many species with characteristic staining of context or outer surface of stipe.


Species examples:
Leccinum albostipitatum (aurantiacum ss. auct.)
Leccinum crocipodium
Leccinum cyaneobasileucum
Leccinum niveum
Leccinum pseudoscabrum
Leccinum quercinum
Leccinum rotundifoliae
Leccinum scabrum
Leccinum variicolor
Leccinum versipelle
Leccinum versipelle ("percandidum")
Leccinum vulpinum


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