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Amylofungus corrosus

Amylofungus corrosus (G. Cunn.) Sheng H. Wu 1996, in Wu, Mycologia, 886-890 (1995).

Diagnosis: Basidiomata resupinate, effuse, ceraceous, 40-120 µm thick. Hymenial surface yellow, smooth. Monomitic. Subiculum thin, with compact texture, hyphae colorless, 1.5-3 µm, thin-walled. Subhymenium thickening. Gloeocystidia irregularly cylindrical or cla? vate, sometimes long-acuminate toward apices, 20-60 x 6-12 µm, thin-walled, amyloid, SA+. Basidia utriform, 33-43 x 5-7 µm, four-sterigmate, amyloid. Basidiospores globose to subglobose, smooth, thin-walled, 5.5-6.5(-7) x 4.5-5.5 µm, amyloid.

Index Fungorum Number: IF434445


Figures. 1-4. Amylofungus corrosus (holotype). 1. Subicular hyphae. 2. Gloeocystidia. 3. Basidia. 4. Basidiospores. Scale bar 10 µm.


Wu, S. H. (1995). Two new genera of corticioid basidiomycetes with gloeocystidia and amyloid basidiospores. Mycologia, 886-890.


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