Some bad errors crept into my work ‘Die terrestrischen Stachelpilze Europas’ and I am indebted to Dr. V. Demoulin, Liège, for having rapped my knuckles. Sarcodon regalis Maas G. in Verh. K. Ned. Akad. Wet., Afd. Natuurk., Tweede reeks 65: 106. 1975. — The Latin description remains unaltered. Collection Maas Geesteranus 15291 (L) is here formally indicated as lectotype.