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

Diagnostic characters: Basidiomes pileate-stipitate. Hymenophore lamellate or smooth. Hyphal system dimitic. Clamp-connections present. Spores hyaline, smooth, nonamyloid, non-dextrinoid, thin walled. Cystidia present as gloeocystidia or thick-walled cystidia. Mating system heterothallic and tetrapolar. Producing a white-rot.

Index Fungorum number: IF820827

Type genus: Panus Fr., Epicrisis Systematis Mycologici: 396, 1838.


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


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