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Synopsis Fungorum 24: Roy Watling: A Manual and source book on the Boletes and their allies 


250 pages, published 20 March 2008.


Synopsis Fungorum 24

Preface 6

Abstract 6

Introduction 7

Taxonomy: Listing of accepted genera with descriptions and discussion 9

Rejected names; genera 144

Rejected names; families 150

Classification 154

Key to genera 157

Species recognition 168

Glossary 170

Acknowledgements 181

General references 182

General references, indices etc 194

Specific References 196

Plates 222

Index 239



79 genera accepted in Boletales and their type species are described with information of their ecology, distribution and nomenclature and illustrated when appropriate. Generic synonyms (both taxonomic and nomenclatural) with their type species are indicated under the appropriate genera. A key to the accepted genera is provided together with a preliminary classification of the order based on recent investigations. There are two sets of references, one to useful illustrated mycofloras and one with general references relevant to Boletales. A glossary and an index are provided. 


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