Auriculariales » Hyaloriaceae


Myxarium Wallr., Flora Cryptogamica Germaniae (Norimbergae) 2: 260 (1833)

Diagnosis: Basidiocarps exidioid-cerebriform or effused, pustular-reticulate or continuous, smooth, tuberculate or hydnoid, gelatinous or waxy, in some species with mineral inclusions, mostly small and rather thin. Hyphal structure monomitic; hyphae clamped. Cystidia present in one species, thin-walled, tapering; hyphidia present. Basidia 24-celled, 618 × 612 μm, pedunculate (except one species with sessile basidia). Basidiospores hyaline, thin-walled, broadly ellipsoid or subglobose to narrowly cylindrical, 416 × 2.57 μm. On wood of deciduous trees

Index Fungorum number: IF18106

Type species: Myxarium nucleatum Wallr., Flora Cryptogamica Germaniae (Norimbergae) 2: 260 (1833)



Myxarium allantosporum K. Wells & Bandoni 2004

Myxarium cinnamomescens (Raitv.) Raitv. 1971

Myxarium cirratulum A. Savchenko & V. Spirin 2019

Myxarium crozalsii (Bourdot & Galzin) Spirin & Malysheva 2019

Myxarium evanidum V. Spirin & K.H. Larsson 2019

Myxarium everhartioides (R. Kirschner & Chee J. Chen) R. Kirschner 2021; Hyaloriaceae

Myxarium frumentaceum A. Savchenko & V. Malysheva 2019

Myxarium fugacissimum (Bourdot & Galzin) V. Malysheva & V. Spirin 2019

Myxarium hyalinum (Pers.) Donk 1966

Myxarium legonii (P. Roberts) P. Roberts 2019

Myxarium mesomorphum (Bourdot & Galzin) K. Hauerslev 2019

Myxarium mesonucleatum Kisim.-Hor., Oberw. & L.D. Gómez 2000

Myxarium minutissimum (Höhn.) Spirin & Trichies 2019

Myxarium nucleatum Wallr. 1833

Myxarium pilacre (Möller) R. Kirschner 2021

Myxarium populinum (P. Karst.) Spirin & V. Malysheva 2017

Myxarium rotundum A. Savchenko & V. Spirin 2019

Myxarium simile A. Savchenko & V. Malysheva 2019

Myxarium stratosum (Bourdot & Galzin) M. Dueñas 2005

Myxarium subsphaerosporum Kisim-Hor., Oberw. & L.D. Gómez 2000



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

Wallroth, C.F.W. 1833. Flora Cryptogamica Germaniae. 2:1-923


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