Watling, R., Hills, A.E, & Turnbull, E., 2005
Boletes and their allies
Starts with an update to the classification, showing the name changes, new taxa and current classification. This is followed by the key to genera and then the families and genera with generic keys to species, each followed by the detailed species accounts. Line drawings are at the back.
An Ecological List of Species groups the species by life-style and host.
Includes a copy of the BFF colour chart.
||Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh (RBG(E))
||1 872291 89
||Revised and enlarged edition
|Comments and Corrigenda
||Boletus key, p14, couplet 5: beware B. legaliae (couplet 7) only turns sky blue not intensely blue so would key to B. satanas.
||All the British species of "tubulate" boletes (ie excluding hypogeous, resupinate or agaricoid forms) recognised at the time.
||Line drawings at the back.
||With x8 or x10 hand lens (also useful to examine under a Compound Microscope).
||Cut fresh material for flesh colour changes; microscopy of cap cuticle, flesh, spores etc required in some groups.
||Mostly straightforward, although careful microscopy needed in sg Xerocomus.
||New updated edition published 2005.