, Volume 21, Issue 3, pp 244–254

Studies in the Genus Gastroboletus

  • Harry D. Thiers
  • James M. Trappe


The following species ofGastroboletus are described as new:G. subalpinus, G. xerocomoides, G. suilloides, G. imbellus, andG. amyloideus. All of these species have been found in the western portion of the United States. Comments on two previously known species from this region are included. Brief statements are also presented on the possible origin and evolution of this taxon of fungi


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry D. Thiers
    • 1
  • James M. Trappe
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Ecology & Systematic BiologySan Francisco State CollegeSan Francisco
  2. 2.Pacific Northwest Forest & Range Experiment StationCorvallis

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