Gloeophyllales Thorn, in Hibbett et al., Mycolological Research 111(5): 509-547 (2007)

Diagnostic characters: Basidiomata annua vel perennia, resupinata, effuso-reflexa, dimidiata vel pileata; hymenophora laevia, merulioidea, odontioidea vel poroidea. Systema hypharum monomiticum, dimiticum vel trimiticum. Hyphae generativae fibulatae vel efibulatae. Leptocystidia ex trama in hymenium projecta, hyalina vel brunnea, tenuitunicata vel crassitunicata. Basidiosporae laeves, hyalinae, tenuitunicatae, ellipsoideae vel cylindricae vel allantoideae, inamyloideae. Lignum decompositum brunneum vel album.

Index Fungorum number: IF501300

Type genus: Gloeophyllum P. Karst., Bidr. Känn. Finl. Nat. Folk 37: 79 (1882)



Hibbett, D.S.; Binder, M.; Bischoff, J.F.; Blackwell, M.; Cannon, P.F.; Eriksson, O.E.; Huhndorf, S.; James, T.; Kirk, P.M.; Stalpers, J.A.; Crous, P.W.; Gams, W; et al. 2007. A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi. Mycological Research. 111(5):509-547

Karsten, P.A. 1882. Rysslands, Finlans och den Skandinaviska halföns Hattsvampar. Sednare Delen: Pip-, Tagg-, Hud-, Klubb- och Gelésvampar. Bidrag till Kännedom av Finlands Natur och Folk. 37:1-257


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