This paper presents information about Boletus poikilochromus, B. pulchrotinctus, and B. pulverulentus in Israel. These species are reported for the first time in Israel, and also B. pulchrotinctus and B. poikilochromus are reported for the first time in Asia. Furthermore, these three species are reported for the first time in association with Quercus calliprinos. Macro- and microscopical characteristics, distribution, ecology, and illustrations related to morphology and anatomy of the species are provided.
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- Mediterranean mushrooms
- Middle East
- boletoid fungi
- species diversity
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
- Plant Science