Dendrominiaceae Ghobad-Nejhad, in Ariyawansa et al. Fungal Diversity 75: 224 (2015)

Etymology: In reference to the type genus Dendrominia.

Diagnostic characters: Saprobic on decorticated or barked wood. Basidiome effused, resupinate, ceraceous to crustaceous. Hyphal system monomitic, hyphae with or without clamps, encrusted with fine crystals. Basidia large cylindrical to clavate, flexuose, arising from inflated basidioles (probasidia). Dendrohyphidia present. Basidiospores lunate to allantoid, walls smooth.

Index Fungorum number: IF812413

Type genus: Dendrominia Ghobad-Nejhad & Duhem, in Mycological Progress 13: 8 (2014)



Ariyawansa, HA; Hyde, KD; Jayasiri, SC et al. 2015. Fungal diversity notes 111–252 – taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxa. Fungal Diversity. 75:27-274

Ghobad-Nejhad, M.; Duhem, B. 2014. Novelties in the Corticiales: Vuilleminia nilsii sp. nov. and Dendrominia gen. nov. (Basidiomycota). Mycological Progress. 13:1-11


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