Synonymous with Heimiella kinabaluensis Corner, Heimioporus kinabaluensis (Corner) E. Horak, ?Heimiella subretispora Corner, ?Heimioporus subretisporus (Corner) E. Horak, ?Heimiella anguiformis R. Heim, Heimioporus anguiformis (R. Heim) E. Horak.
This ectomycorrhizal fungus grows in tropical lowland dipterocarp and montane Fagaceous forest which is decreasing in area.
On soil in tropical lowland dipterocarp and montane Fagaceous forest (dominated by Quercus spp. Lithocarpus sp., Castanopsis sp., Anisoptera sp.). In Malaysia, it has been found in Fagaceous forest on Mt. Matang-Poe, Sarawak and at 1600 m asl, Mt. Kinabalu, Mersilau, Sabah, and in lowland dipterocarp forest in the states of Perak and Johor in the peninsula. In Papua New Guinea, it was collected from Castanopsis-Quercus forest, 1500-1800 m asl, Valles de Minj et Moyenne, Waghi.
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Population Trend: Uncertain
This is an ectomycorrhizal fungus. It grows in association in lowland rain forests dominated by Dipterocarps and in montane Fagaceous forest dominated by Quercus, Lithocarpus and Castanopsis.
Logging and changes in land-use.
Long-term inventories and surveys to determine occurrence and distribution as well as molecular identification.
Corner, E.J.H. 1972. Boletus in Malaysia. Government Printer Singapore. 263 pp.
Horak, E. 2005. Heimioporus E. Horak gen. nov. - replacing Heimiella Boedijn (1951, syn. post., Boletales, Basidiomycota). Sydowia 56: 21-24.
Horak, E. 2011. Revision of Malaysian Species of Boletales s.l. (Basidiomycota) Described by E.J.H. Corner (1972, 1974). Malayan Forest Records No. 51. Forest Research Institute Malaysia. 283 pp.