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Psilochaete Spirin & Malysheva 2019, in Spirin et al., Mycological Progress, 18, 1079-1099 (2019)

Etymology. From Psilos (Greek, adj.)—eminent, and “-chaete.”

Diagnosis: Basidiocarps effused, smooth, reticulate, semitranslucent, thin. Hyphal structure monomitic; hyphae clamped, thin-walled. Cystidia abundant, clavate to skittle-like, thin-walled. Hyphidia present, crystal aggregations absent. Basidia 4- celled, globose, sessile or with a strongly reduced stipe. Basidiospores broadly cylindrical to narrowly ellipsoid. On rotten wood.

Index Fungorum Number: IF830964

Type species: Psilochaete multifora Spirin & Malysheva 2019, in Spirin et al., Mycological Progress, 18, 1079-1099 (2019)


Psilochaete multifora Spirin & Malysheva 2019



Spirin, V., Malysheva, V., Miettinen, O., Vlasák, J., Alvarenga, R. L. M., Gibertoni, T. B., ... & Larsson, K. H. (2019). On Protomerulius and Heterochaetella (Auriculariales, Basidiomycota). Mycological Progress, 18, 1079-1099.


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