lageniform


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lageniform

[lə′jen·ə‚fȯrm]
(biology)
Flask-shaped.
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Pleurocystidia and cheilocystidia as pseudocystidia, 32-76 x 4-7 [mu]m, ventricose, ventricose-rostrate to lageniform, with brightly yellowish contents, granulated or coagulated, scattered, a little projecting from the hymenium (Fig.
But this species is clearly distinct from other similar taxa of Boletus for its uniformly pale yellow flesh before the blue color and terminal elements of pileipellis lageniform.Morpho-anatomic characterization as well as molecular analysis strongly suggested that this species is distinct from closely related species and is a previously undescribed taxon.
Cheilocystidia (14-)20-30(-40) x (4-)5-7(-8)(-10)(-20) um, generally polymorphous, sublageniform or lageniform, regular or irregularly branched or lobulate, subcylindric or globose to subglobose, with a short or long neck, with a wide or narrow base, hyaline.