Some New Species of Boletus (Boletaceae) and Cantharellus (Cantharellaceae) from Korea

Duck-Hyun CHO 1
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1Department of Biology, College of Natural Science, Woosuk University, Chonju 565-701, Republic of Korea

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Published Online: Dec 31, 2007


Many higher fungi were collected in Korea from 2002 to 2005. They were identified. As the result, three Boletus and one Cantharellus are new to the world. Among them, Boletus alboporus D.H.Cho is pileus with darkish and rugolose. Tubepores and stipe are white. B. nigrriaeruginosa D.H.Cho is pileus mixed green and yellow. Tubepores and stipe are yellowish. B. tabicinus D.H.Cho is pileus with light yellow. Stipe is yellowish and rough furrow-net. It is not exchanged color when is burised. Cnatharellus minor f. pallid D.H.Cho is pallid color with white at edge.

Keywords: new species; Boletus alboporus; B. nigrriaeruginosa; B. tabicinus; Cnatharellus minor f; pallid