Phyllotopsis nidulans (Pers.) Singer
Family: Boletaceae
Phyllotopsis nidulans 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: Inedible.

Habitat: Lignicolous and scattered to gregarious. 

Description: Cap: 3-10 cm wide and 2-5 cm long, semicircular shaped, sometimes fan-shaped, surface finely velvety when young to wrinkled and prominently hairy with age, orange- yellow to dull orange. Hymenophore: Close gills, dull reddish-orange to light orange. Stem:  Absent or poorly developed and attached laterally to the substrate. Flesh: Orange-yellow. Spore Print: Light pink.

Comments: This species can be recognized by the usually sessile form of the fruit body and the strong, unpleasant odour and taste. The cap surface is very conspicuous, with prominently hairy and its bright orange- yellow colour and dull orange gills, making it easy to see on the woods.