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Indoporus A. Parihar, K. Das, Hembrom & Vizzini, in Parihar et al., Cryptog. Mycol. 39(4): 453 (2018)

Etymology:Indo-’ refers to country India from where it is discovered, and porus refers to the poroid hymenophore.

Basidiomata epigeous. Pileus grey with black squamules, nonglutinous, context yellowish white, quickly becoming dull red to greyish red then slowly becoming black to charcoal black. Hymenophore tubulose, depressed at the juncture of stipe, reddish grey or paler brownish orange (6C4) on bruising, finally black after 5 minutes, pores angular, simple. Stipe cylindrical to clavate, becoming narrow towards base, smooth, greyish violet at upper half, then grey (18F1) to blackish brown, context greyish violet to dark violet in upper half and dark blackish brown on lower half, slowly becoming black to charcoal black on exposure. Basidiospores greyish brown in deposit, smooth, inamyloid. Pileipellis a trichoderm, with irregular and inflated terminal cells with brownish-black intracellular pigmentations. Pleurocystidia rare, lanceolate to ventricose, hyaline Cheilocystidia frequent, narrowly lanceolate with rounded to capitate apex, hyaline. Hymenophoral trama parallel; occurrence under Shorea robusta in tropical dry deciduous forest.

Index fungorum numberIF828965

Type speciesIndoporus shoreae  A. Parihar, K. Das, Hembrom & Vizzini 2018, in Parihar et al., Cryptog. Mycol. 39(4): 453 (2018)



Parihar A, Hembrom ME, Vizzini A, Das K (2018a) Indoporus shoreae gen. et sp. nov. (Boletaceae) from Tropical India. Cryptogam Mycol 39(4):447466


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