, Volume 36, Issue 1, pp 61–65 | Cite as

Polypores new to Japan 1. Species ofPolyporus, with a note onP. hartmanni

  • Maria Nunez
  • Leif Ryvarden
Original Papers


Polyporus admirabilis, P. dictyopus, P. guianensis, P. pseudobetulinus, P. tubaeformis andP. udus are reported for Japan for the first time.Polyporus tubaeformis had been confused withP. melanopus, but the Japanese collections were conspecific with Norwegian isolates ofP. tubaeformis. A key to allPolyporus species in Japan is provided.Polyporus hartmanni is reported for the first time outside the Australian continent. As the species has a bipolar heterothallism and produces brown rot, its taxonomic relationship withPolyporus s. str. is discussed.

Key Words

Japan mating tests Polyporus 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Nunez
    • 1
  • Leif Ryvarden
    • 2
  1. 1.Forestry and Forest Products Research InstituteTsukuba, IbarakiJapan
  2. 2.Department of Botany, Division of BiologyUniversity of Oslo, BlindernOslo 3Norway

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