Agaricales » Porotheleaceae


Phloeomana Redhead, Index Fungorum 15: 2 (2013)

Etymology: Alluding to phloeo- (G. tree bark) and to 'mana' (Oceanic: vaguely referring to spirit or), i.e. a bark spirit.

Diagnosis: Basidiomes mycenoid, fuscous, on bark and decayed phloem. Lamellae broadly attached, with decurrent tooth or arcuate. Basidiospores nonamyloid, smooth, thin-walled. Pileus tissues nonreactive in Melzer's reagent, not encrusted. Cheilocystidia abundant, only slightly differentiated from basidia. Pleurocystidia absent except near lamellar edge. Pileipellis hyphae with branched excresences. Stipitipellis hyphae smooth, with patches of irregular cystidioid end cells.

Index Fungorum number: IF550123

Type species: Phloeomana speirea (Fr.) Redhead, Index Fungorum 15: 2 (2013)

Note: Phylogenetically in the Agaricales, Porotheleaceae. Gender: feminine



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Phloeomana speirea (Fr.) Redhead 2013

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Phloeomana speirea f. speirea (Fr.) Redhead 2013



Redhead, Index Fungorum 15: 2 (2013)


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