Gelatoporiaceae Miettinen, Justo & Hibbett, in Justo et al., Fungal Biology 121(9): 820 (2017)

Diagnostic characters: Polypores (stipitate-imbricate); hyphal system monomitic; hyphae with scattered clamp-connections; spores thin-walled, smooth, hyaline; cystidia absent. Producing a white-rot and acting as root parasites.

Index Fungorum number: IF820828

Type genus: Gelatoporia Niemelä, in Karstenia 25: 22 (1985)


Justo, A; Miettinen, O; Floudas, D; Ortiz-Santana, B; Sjökvist, E.; Lindner, D.L; Nakasone, K; Niemelä, T; Larsson, KH; Ryvarden, L; Hibbett, DS. 2017. A revised family-level classification of the Polyporales (Basidiomycota). Fungal Biology. 121(9):798-824

Niemelä, T. 1985. On Fennoscandian polypors 9. Gelatoporia n. gen. and Tyromyces canadensis, plus notes on Skeletocutis and Antrodia. Karstenia. 25:21-40


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