Tremellodendropsidales Vizzini, Index Fungorum 152: 1 (2014)

Diagnostic characters: Basidiomata annual, erect, clavarioid, usually branched, branches terete to flattened, dichotomous to polychotomous, smooth to rugose, light coloured, consistency subcoriaceus to tough. Context homogeneous. Hymenium amphigeneous and usually thickening. Hyphal system monomitic. Hyphae hyaline, smooth, not or slightly inflated, thin- to slightly thick-walled, rarely secondarily septate, and clamped. Spores hyaline, smooth, inamyloid, subglobose, ellipsoid, fusiform to amygdaliform, with small apiculus, thin- to slightly thick-walled, with homogeneous content or minutely multi-guttulate. Basidia clavate, 1-4 spored, hyaline, thin-walled, longitudinally septate only at apex, usually with a basal clamp. Cystidia absent. On soil.

Index Fungorum number: IF550588

Type genus: Tremellodendropsis (Corner) D.A. Crawford, in Transactions and Proceedings of the Royal Society of New Zealand 82: 618 (1954)



Vizzini, A. 2014. Nomenclatural novelties: Alfredo Vizzini. Index Fungorum. 152:1-1



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