Phylloporus bellus (Massee) Corner
Family: Boletaceae
Phylloporus bellus image
National Mushroom Centre  
Mata, M., D. Penjor and S. Pradham. 2010. Fungi of Bhutan. National Mushroom Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Thimphu, Bhutan.

Local name: No local name known

Edibility: Unknown.

Habitat: Terrestrial and solitary.

Description: Cap: 3-5 cm broad, at first convex, with age plane or depressed or concave, dark brown to yellow orange, surface granular-fibrillose or scaly. Hymenophore: Decurrent gills, sub-close to distant, a few forked or simple. Stem: 1-5 cm tall and up to 1 cm wide, mostly equal or sub-equal, solid. Flesh: White to pale yellow. Spore Print: Yellowish.

Comments: It is distinguished by its egg yellow colour and distant gills. However it is not abundant in forests of Bhutan.