Polyporales » Phanerochaetaceae


Crepatura C.L. Zhao 2019, in Ma & Zhao, Mycological Progress, 18, 785-793 (2019)

Etymology: Crepatura (Lat.): referring to the cracking hymenial surface.

Diagnosis: Basidiocarps annual, resupinate. Hymenial surface smooth to irregularly tuberculate, concentrically and radially cracking. Hyphal system monomitic; generative hyphae thick-walled bearing both clamp connections and simple septa, IKI, CB; tissues unchanged in KOH. Cystidia and cystidioles absent; numerous crystals present among the hyphae, basidiaclavate, with two sterigmata. Basidiospores ellipsoid, hyaline, thick-walled, smooth, IKI, CB–.

Index Fungorum Number: IF830230

Type species: Crepatura ellipsospora C.L. Zhao 2019, in Ma & Zhao, Mycological Progress, 18, 785-793 (2019)

Notes: Differs from other genera in Polyporales by resupinate basidiocarps, a monomitic hyphal system, thick-walled generative hyphae bearing both clamp connections and simple septa, and hyaline, thick-walled, smooth, IKI, CBbasidiospores.


Crepatura ellipsospora C.L. Zhao 2019


Ma, X., & Zhao, C. L. (2019). Crepatura ellipsospora gen. et sp. nov. in Phanerochaetaceae (Polyporales, Basidiomycota) bearing a tuberculate hymenial surface. Mycological Progress, 18, 785-793.


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