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Rhomboidia C.L. Zhao 2020, in Xu et al., Mycotaxon, 134(4), 649-662. (2020).

Etymology: Rhomboidia (Lat.): referring to the rhomboid pileus of the basidiocarp with the poroid hymenophore.

Diagnosis: Basidiomata annual, stipitate. Pileus rhomboid, arising from a multiple branched stipe. Pores angular, small, dissepiments thin, entire. Hyphal system monomitic; generative hyphae thick-walled bearing clamp connections, IKI, CB; tissues unchanged in KOH. Cystidia absent, fusoid cystidioles numerous; hyphal ends numerous. Basidia barrel-shaped to clavate. Basidiospores broadly ellipsoid, hyaline, thin-walled, smooth, IKI, CB–.

Index Fungorum Number: IF833318

Type Species: Rhomboidia wuliangshanensis C.L. Zhao 2020, in Xu et al., Mycotaxon, 134(4), 649-662. (2020).


Rhomboidia wuliangshanensis C.L. Zhao 2020


Xu, T. M., Liu, X. F., Chen, Y. H., & Zhao, C. L. (2020). Rhomboidia wuliangshanensis gen. & sp. nov. from southwestern China. Mycotaxon, 134(4), 649-662.


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