Studies in tropical African Lactarius species 7. a synopsis of the sectionEdules and a review on the edible species

Citation
A. Verbeken et R. Walleyn, Studies in tropical African Lactarius species 7. a synopsis of the sectionEdules and a review on the edible species, BELG J BOT, 132(2), 1999, pp. 175-184
Citations number
26
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Plant Sciences
Journal title
BELGIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY
ISSN journal
0778-4031 → ACNP
Volume
132
Issue
2
Year of publication
1999
Pages
175 - 184
Database
ISI
SICI code
0778-4031(1999)132:2<175:SITALS>2.0.ZU;2-#
Abstract
A new section in the genus Lactarius, Edules Verbeken sect. nov., is propos ed for the African species Lactarius aureifolius Verbeken, L. densifolius V erbeken & Karhula, L. edulis Verbeken & Buyck, L. inversus Gooss.-Font & R. Heim, L. latifolius Gooss.-Font & R. Helm (syn.: L. cinnamomeus Gooss.-Fon t. & R. Helm) and L. phlebo-phyllus R. Heim. A check-list of the species is given, together with descriptions of Lactarius aureifolius, L. densifolius and L, latifolius. In addition, an updated list is given of all tropical A frican Lactarius species reported to be eaten by local populations.