Boletales is an order of basidiomycotic fungi. Members of the order are characterized by having pores or tubes insted of gills. The order includes the genera Boletus, Suillus and Serpula.

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Alpova diplophloeus
Two photographs and information on this basidiomycetous truffle.
Astraeus hygrometricus
Article by Tom Volk on this earth star, with an animated clip showing how it expands after rain, and the story of a dog that thought this fungus was edible.
Austroboletus gracilis
Photograph and information on this species.
Austroboletus niveus and Austroboletus lacunosus
Photographs of these two species.
Austroboletus subvirens
Information and photographs including a scanning electron micrograph of spores.
Bolete Index
Photographs of about 30 members of this family, each with a brief description.
Boletellus ananas
Information and photographs including a scanning electron micrograph of spores.
Boletellus russellii
Information and photograph of this long-stalked species, with a scanning electron micrograph of the spores.
The Boletes of California
An on-line reprint of the book by Harry D Thiers that gives coverage of these fungi.
Boletopsis leucomelaena
Photograph and information on this stipitate polypore.
Calostoma cinnabarina
Photograph and information on this stalked puffball.
Calostoma lutescens
Photograph and information on this stalked puffball found in Eastern USA and south to Costa Rica.
Chalciporus chontae
Photograph and information on this boletoid fungus.
Chalciporus persicinus
This species was photographed in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Chroogomphus jamaicensis
This species was photographed in the Dominican Republic.
Chroogomphus pseudovinicolor
Photographs, description and microscopic features.
Chroogomphus vinicolor
Photographs, description and microscopic features.
Dry Rot
Mycelia of Serpula lacrymans and damaged timber.
Dry Rot of Wood
Information on Serpula lacrymans which causes this destructive condition, including a photograph of a fruitbody.
Gyrodon exiguus
Photograph and information on this bolete.
Gyrodon monticola
Photograph and the identifying features of this species.
Gyroporus castaneus
Information on this species, and photographs of the fruiting bodies and spores.
Gyroporus cyanescens
Article by Tom Volk on this blue-staining but edible member of the boletus family.
Heimioporus ivoryi
Information on this species, and photographs of the fruiting bodies and spores.
Leccinum monticola
Information and photographs of this species.
Pisolithus tinctorius
Article by Tom Volk on this fungus, sometimes called the Dyemaker’s Puffball because of its use in dyeing fabric.
Scleroderma citrinum
Photograph and information on this false puffball.
Suillus
A list of those species in this genus that can be found in California with photographs of 8 of them.
Suillus americanus
Article with photographs by Tom Volk on this boletus, commonly known as the chicken-fat mushroom because of its color.
Xerocomus
Photographs of several members of this genus.
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