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Callosus C.L. Zhao 2023, in Chen et al., Mycotaxon, 137, 435-448 (2022).

Etymology: Callosus (Lat.) refers to the hard membranous basidioma and its smooth hymenophore.

Diagnosis: Basidiomata annual, resupinate, membranous. Hymenial surface smooth, white to cream. Hyphal system monomitic; generative hyphae bearing simple septa, IKI, CB; tissues unchanged in KOH. Cystidia capitate, cystidioles absent. Basidia clavate to cylindrical, with four sterigmata. Basidiospores ellipsoid, colorless, thin-walled, smooth, IKI, CB–. Type of rot: white rot.

Index Fungorum Number: IF838558

Type Species: Callosus wenshanensis C.L. Zhao 2023, in Chen et al., Mycotaxon, 137, 435-448 (2022).


Callosus wenshanensis C.L. Zhao 2023



Chen, R., He, X., & Zhao, C. L. (2022). Callosus wenshanensis gen. & sp. Nov. From China. Mycotaxon, 137, 435-448.


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