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Xerocomus chrysenteron (Bulliard) Quélet
Yunnan: Xianggelila (Zhongdian) Xian. Sichuan-Yunnan border area. South side of Zhongdian Daxue Shan. Grazed meadows, Rhododendron thickets, limestone and shale scree slopes and outcropping ledges. 28°34'24"N, 99°48'42"E; 4280-4600 m.
On ground with Polygonum, Potentilla, Berberis, sometimes also with Cyperus, Juniperus and Rhododendron at 4300 m. Pileus 4-6 cm in diam., convex, dark red-brown, becoming fissile. Hymenophore adnate, yellow, unchanging. Stipe 5-7 x 0.8-1.2 cm, dirty white or yellowish to yellow, without nets. Context white or yellowish, unchanging. Taste mild.
Zhu-Liang YANG
2443 25 July 1998

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