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Title: Studies of North American macrofungi, 1. Validation of Lactarius rubidus comb. nov. and Leccinellum quercophilum sp. nov.

Author: Kuo, Michael; Methven, Andrew S.; Minnis, Andrew M.; Halling, Roy E.;

Date: 2013

Source: Mycotaxon. 124: 323-332.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Two mycorrhizal taxa are described: Lactarius rubidus from the west coast and Leccinellum quercophilum from eastern North America. Lactarius rubidus is a new combination for Lactarius fragilis var. rubidus, here validated after a previous invalid publication. Leccinellum quercophilum is a new species. Detailed macro- and microscopic descriptions, ITS and LSU sequences, illustrations of microscopic features, and plates are presented for each species; a type study of Lactarius fragilis var. rubidus is also provided.

Keywords: Boletaceae, Boletales, Russulaceae, Russulales, taxonomy

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Kuo, Michael; Methven, Andrew S.; Minnis, Andrew M.; Halling, Roy E. 2013. Studies of North American macrofungi, 1 Validation of Lactarius rubidus comb nov and Leccinellum quercophilum sp nov. Mycotaxon. 124: 323-332.


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