Gloeophyllales » Gloeophyllales genera¬†incertae sedis


Pileodon P. Roberts & Hjortstam 1998, in Hjortstam et al., Kew Bulletin, 805-827 (1998).

Diagnosis: Basidiomes tough, perennial, effuso-reflexed with distinct pileus in the type species, hymenial surface finely odontioid, brown throughout. Hyphal system dimitic; generative hyphae hyaline, with clamp-connections in the type species; skeletal hyphae brown, thick-walled, often nodulose. Cystidia not seen in the type species. Basidia large, stalked, with 4 sterigmata. Basidiospores very large, up to 30 x 8 pm in the type species, hyaline becoming brown, thin to slightly thick-walled, inamyloid, non-dextrinoid, acyanophilous.

Index Fungorum Number: IF28742

Type Species: Pileodon megasporus P. Roberts & Hjortstam 1998, in Hjortstam et al., Kew Bulletin, 805-827 (1998).


Pileodon megasporus P. Roberts & Hjortstam 1998

Pileodon philippinensis (Bres.) Nakasone 2004


Hjortstam, K., Roberts, P. J., & Spooner, B. M. (1998). Corticioid fungi from Brunei Darussalam. Kew Bulletin, 805-827.


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