Definition of Genus boletus

1. Noun. Type genus of Boletaceae; genus of soft early-decaying pore fungi; some poisonous and some edible.

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Boletus

genus Blastomyces
genus Blatta
genus Blattella
genus Blechnum
genus Blennius
genus Blephilia
genus Bletia
genus Bletilla
genus Blighia
genus Blissus
genus Bloomeria
genus Bocconia
genus Boehmeria
genus Bolbitis
genus Boletellus
genus Boletus
genus Boltonia
genus Bomarea
genus Bombax
genus Bombina
genus Bombus
genus Bombyx
genus Bonasa
genus Borago
genus Borrelia
genus Bos
genus Boselaphus
genus Boswellia
genus Botaurus

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, ..."

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