Definition of Genus Boletus
1. Noun. Type genus of Boletaceae; genus of soft early-decaying pore fungi; some poisonous and some edible.
Generic synonyms: Fungus Genus
Group relationships: Boletaceae, Family Boletaceae
Member holonyms: Boletus Chrysenteron, Boletus Edulis, Boletus Frostii, Frost's Bolete, Boletus Luridus, Boletus Mirabilis, Boletus Pallidus, Boletus Pulcherrimus, Boletus Pulverulentus, Boletus Roxanae, Boletus Subvelutipes, Boletus Variipes, Boletus Zelleri
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Boletus
Literary usage of Genus Boletus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Mushroom Book: A Popular Guide to the Identification and Study of Our by Nina Lovering Marshall (1904)
"The genus Boletus has the tubes easily separable from the cap, and the genera ... Pores readily separating from the cap Genus BOLETUS 3. ..."
2. The American Botanist edited by Willard Nelson Clute (1901)
"First that there were few of the genus Boletus to be found there, ... To begin with the genus Boletus, there is none more striking in appearance than B. ..."
3. Torreya by Torrey Botanical Club (1908)
"The second publication cited is a list of the 47 species of the genus Boletus found in New England, 22 of which were described as new. ..."
4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"The genus Boletus includes a large number of species, many of which are rare. Some of the epithets applied to Boleti, such as satanas, luridus, ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Agriculture: A Popular Survey of Agricultural by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1907)
"... widely distributed edible forms are found in the genus Boletus (Fig. 247). These species consist of fleshy plants of the characteristic umbrella shape. ..."
6. King's American Dispensatory by John King, Harvey Wickes Felter, John Uri Lloyd (1905)
"They are destructive to nearly all organic matter upon which they grow. According to recent nomenclature, " the genus Boletus, as now constituted, ..."