Mycological Progress

, Volume 12, Issue 1, pp 53–61 | Cite as

Antrodia hyalina, a new polypore from Russia, and A. leucaena, new to Europe

  • Viacheslav SpirinEmail author
  • Otto Miettinen
  • Jorma Pennanen
  • Heikki Kotiranta
  • Tuomo Niemelä
Original Article


A new polypore species, Antrodia hyalina, is described from Russia. It is morphologically similar to Antrodia pulvinascens, but differs in having annual, thinner and softer basidiocarps, solid skeletal hyphae, and cylindrical spores. Antrodia leucaena, originally described from China, is reported as new from Finland and Russia on Populus tremula. Antrodia wangii is regarded as a synonym of A. bondartsevae.


Populus Salix Tramal Cotton Blue Populus Tremula 
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We are grateful to Ellen Larsson (Göteborg), Karl-Henrik Larsson (Oslo), Dmitry Schigel (Helsinki), Beatriz Ortiz-Santana (Madison, WI) and Josef Vlasák (České Budějovice) for providing sequences, to Bernard Rivoire (Orliénas), Ivan Zmitrovich (St. Petersburg), Yu-Cheng Dai (Beijing) and Tatyana Svetlova (Moscow) for specimens, and to Teuvo Ahti (Helsinki) for checking Latin. V.S. was supported by a CIMO fellowship and O.M. by a grant from Ella and Georg Ehrnrooth Foundation and by the NSF grant DEB0933081.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Viacheslav Spirin
    • 1
    Email author
  • Otto Miettinen
    • 1
  • Jorma Pennanen
    • 2
  • Heikki Kotiranta
    • 3
  • Tuomo Niemelä
    • 1
  1. 1.Botanical MuseumUniversity of HelsinkiHelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.KarjaaFinland
  3. 3.Finnish Environment InstituteHelsinkiFinland

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