Taxon Details: Heimioporus australis Fechner & Halling
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Family:

Boletaceae (Basidiomycota)
Scientific Name:

Heimioporus australis Fechner & Halling
Primary Citation:

Evolutionary relationships of Heimioporus and Boletellus (Boletales), with an emphasis on Australian taxa including new species and new combinations in Aureoboletus, Hemileccinum and Xerocomus.
Austral. Syst. Bot. 28: 17. 2015
Accepted Name:

This name is currently accepted.
Type Specimens:

Specimen 1: Isotype -- R. E. Halling
Specimen 2: Paratype -- Nigel Fechner
Description:

Description: Pileus 4.5-5 cm broad, plano-convex, dry, finely subvelutinous, deep red to pale red, with some hints of olive at margin from fading. Flesh pale yellow, unchanging, with mild odor and taste. Tubes adnexed bright yellow to yellow with a hint of pale greenish, unchanging, with pores yellow, unchanging. Stipe 7.5 x 1.5 cm, barely subclavate, strict, dry, dark dull red, pale yellow near base, white at base, finely lacerate ridged and with a red pruina overlaying the ridges et al., with interior pale yellow above, white toward and at base, unchanging.

Distribution: Queensland, Australia

Ectomycorrhizae: Melaleuca, Allocasuarina, Eucalyptus, Leptospermum.