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Sarcodon imbricatus (Linnaeus) P. Karsten
Xizang (Tibet): Jiangda (Gyamda) Xian. Narrow gorge ca. 6 km E in a straight line from the center of the city of Jiangda (Gyamda). Logged Picea forest, now dominated by Betula. Slopes and meadows; slopes with numerous, scattered limestone boulders and diverse herbaceous flora in organically rich, dark soil and with deep moss layer in many places. 31°28'59"N, 98°16'39"E; 3900 m.
Cap 5-15 cm in diam., convex to concave, often depressed over disc, brownish to brown, covered with dark brown or blackish squamules; hymenophore dentoid, gray to brownish gray, up to 5 mm in height; stipe 3-7 X 2-4 cm, brownish to brown, context grayish to brownish.
Zhu-Liang YANG
5463 4 August 2009
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