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9780815605881

North American Boletes

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  • ISBN13:

    9780815605881

  • ISBN10:

    0815605889

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2000-04-01
  • Publisher: Syracuse Univ Pr

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Summary

A comprehensive guide to this extraordinary and highly prized group of mushrooms known for their beautiful colors, distinctive features, relative abundance, and edibility. The scope of North American Boletes goes beyond the identification of the species; it also encompasses the symbiotic relationship boletes share with trees and higher plants, their geographical distribution and new information regarding the macrochemical test reactions of boletes.

Author Biography

Alan E. Bessette is a mycologist and professor of biology at Utica College of Syracuse University.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
Acknowledgments xiii
North American Boletology in Brief
1(2)
Introduction to the Boletes
3(2)
Typical Bolete Fruiting Body: Macroscopic Features
5(3)
How to Use This Book
8(1)
How to Identify Boletes
9(4)
Field Keys to the Boletes
13(340)
Descriptions of Bolete Genera and Species
Austroboletus
79(4)
Boletellus
83(4)
Boletus
87(85)
Chalciporus
172(3)
Fuscoboletinus
175(5)
Gastroboletus, Gastroleccinum, and Gastrosuillus
180(6)
Gyrodon
186(3)
Gyroporus
189(3)
Leccinum
192(26)
Meiorganum
218(1)
Paragyrodon
219(1)
Phylloporus
220(2)
Pulveroboletus
222(2)
Strobilomyces
224(2)
Suillus
226(30)
Tylopilus
256(19)
Xanthoconium
275(6)
Illustrations
281(72)
Undescribed Boletes, Hypomyces, and Pseudoboletes Undescribed Bolete Species Pending Publication
353(26)
Hypomyces
355(1)
The Pseudoboletes
356(5)
Illustrations
361(10)
Appendixes
A. Chemical Reagents and Bolete Identification
371(1)
B. Microscopic Examination of Boletes
372(1)
C. Collecting, Cooking, and Preserving Boletes
373(6)
Glossary 379(6)
References 385(4)
Index to Common Names 389(2)
Index to Genera and Species 391

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