Auriculariales » Auriculariales genera¬†incertae sedis


Hydrophana V. Malysheva & V. Spirin, in Spirin et al., Nordic Journal of Botany 37: 8 (2019)

Etymology: From hydor (Greek, noun) – water and phaneros (Greek, adj.) – apparent.

Diagnosis: Basidiocarps effused, continuous, smooth or slightly tuberculate, gelatinous, thin. Hyphal structure monomitic; hyphae clamped. Cystidia absent; hyphidia present. Basidia 4-celled, 7.59.5 × 6.58.5 μm, pedunculate. Basidiospores hyaline, thinwalled, broadly ellipsoid to subglobose, 46 × 3.55 μm. On rotten trees

Index Fungorum number: IF829007

Type species: Hydrophana sphaerospora (Bourdot & Galzin) V. Malysheva & V. Spirin, in Spirin et al., Nordic Journal of Botany 37: 8 (2019)



Spirin V, Malysheva V, Roberts P, Trichies G, Savchenko A, Larsson KH. 2019. A convolute diversity of the Auriculariales (Agaricomycetes, Basidiomycota) with sphaeropedunculate basidia. Nordic Journal of Botany. 37: 126


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