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BOLETACEAE Chevall. (sponge cap toadstools)

BioImages BioImages ( has 1018 images of BOLETACEAE (sponge cap toadstools)

NBN NBN ( has the UK distribution map of BOLETACEAE (sponge cap toadstools)

FRDBI FRDBI ( has the UK and Ireland records of BOLETACEAE (sponge cap toadstools)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Alessio, C.L., 1985 Boletus
Alessio, C.L., 1991 Supplemento a Boletus
Galli, R., 1998 I Boleti
Kibby, G., 2011 British Boletes, with keys to species
Lannoy, G. & Estades A. Les Bolets
Watling, R., Hills, A.E, & Turnbull, E., 2005 Boletes and their allies
Watling, R., 1970 Boletaceae, Gomphidaceae, Paxillaceae

General Works

Ainsworth, A.M. et al, 2013 Red List of Fungi for Great Britain: Boletaceae. A pilot conservation assessment based on national database records, fruit body morphology and DNA barcoding
Henrici, A., 2002 Update on Roger Phillips' Mushrooms and other fungi of Gt. Britain & Europe, part 4
Henrici, A., 2015 Notes and Records (April 2015)
Kibby, G., 2015 Editorial (July 2015)


Nelson S.F., 2010 Bluing components and other pigments of Boletes

BOLETACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(a subclass of basidiomycetes)
(spongecap toadstools and their relatives)
Macromycetes Ectomycorrhizal fungi Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

BOLETACEAE is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Boletaceae listed at higher taxonomic level

(true fungi)
Ectomycorrhizal fungi

Associated with BOLETACEAE:

fruitbody fruitbody is parasitised by sporangium Syzygites megalocarpus - Toadstool Pin Mould (Mucorales: Mucoraceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998,
Robinson, W., 1926

Boletaceae may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

(true fungi)
Macromycetes Ectomycorrhizal fungi Fungi s.l. (via Fungi)


Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998 Microfungi on Miscellaneous Substrates: An Identification Handbook
Robinson, W., 1926 On some features of growth and reproduction in Sporodinia grandis Link
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