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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Boletaceae — a kind of bolete mushroom.


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  • For example the vascular epiphyte (Tillandsia usneoides) is extracted for Christmas ornamental purposes in Mexico, and a large variety of mushrooms in pine-oak forests, including species in the genera Amanita, Leccinum, Russula, and Boletus, are extracted for culinary use.

    Biological diversity in the Madrean pine-oak woodlands


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