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Mycoscience

, Volume 48, Issue 1, pp 42–46 | Cite as

Polyporus phyllostachydis sp. nov. with notes on other rhizophilic species of Polyporus (Basidiomycota, Polyporaceae)

  • Kozue Sotome
  • Tsutomu Hattori
  • Makoto Kakishima
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Abstract

Polyporus phyllostachydis is described and illustrated as a new species. This species is characterized by its occurrence on bamboo roots, the small and centrally stipitate basidiocarps, the white pileus, usually becoming darker from the center at maturity, and the cylindrical stipe with a distinct crust. Morphological characters of the present species were compared with those of P. cryptopus and P. rhizophilus, other rhizophilic species of the genus. Polyporus cryptopus and P. rhizophilus are morphologically distinct by contextual texture, basidiospores, and hyphae, and possibly represent two distinct species.

Key words

Key wordsI Bamboo roots Cultural characters Polyporus cryptopus Polyporus phyllostachydis Polyporus rhizophilus 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kozue Sotome
    • 1
  • Tsutomu Hattori
    • 2
  • Makoto Kakishima
    • 1
  1. 1.Graduate School of Life and Environmental SciencesUniversity of TsukubaIbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Forestry and Forest Products Research InstituteMicrobial Ecology LaboratoryIbarakiJapan

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