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General information

 Taxon name_Mycobank:


Macroscopic characters
Basidiome shape:
pustulate no
circular no
effused yes
effused-reflexed no
discoid, cupulate no
ungulate no
console shaped no
dimidiate no
spathullate no
flabellate no
infundibuliform no
laterally stipitate no
centrally stipitate no
 Basidiome thickness (mm):0.1 - 1 
Basidiome texture:
arachnoid, byssoid, hypochnoid no
pellicular no
membranaceous yes
pruinose no
ceraceous yes
gelatinous no
cartilagineous no
coriaceous no
pulverulent no
crustose no
carneous, fleshy no
woody, corky no
Hymenial surface:
even, smooth yes
tuberculate yes
grandinioid, odontoid no
hydnoid no
raduloid, irpicoid no
phlebioid, merulioid no
poroid no
folded, with linear ridges no
lamellate no
with sterile fascicles no
Colour of hymenial surface:
white to cream yes
buff to ochraceous yes
yellow no
orange no
red no
pink no
violaceous no
grey yes
blue no
green no
olivaceous no
brown yes
purplish no
black no
Microscopic characters
Types of tramal hyphae:
generative, thin-walled yes
generative, with distinctly thickened walls yes
truncate with dichotomously branched apex (dendro- or dichophysen) no
unbranched nearly solid hyphae no
branched thick-walled to nearly solid hyphae no
Hyphal agglutination:
embedded in gelatinized matrix no
hyphal wall gelatinized no
Generative hyphal wall, colour:
hyaline yes
yellowish to brown no
 Generative hyphal width (µm):2 - 5 
absent yes
scattered, rare, single, no
present in (sub)hymenium, lacking at many septa of basal hyphae no
scattered, some multiple no
present at (nearly) all primary septa no
 Lamprocystidia length (µm):0 
Gloeocystidia shape :
cylindrical yes
fusiform yes
clavate no
vesicular no
with monilioid constrictions no
schizopapilla no
 Lamprocystidia width (µm):0 
 Gloeocystidia length (µm):15 - 55 
 Gloeocystidia width (µm):4 - 8 (10) 
unbranched yes
dendrohyphidia no
dichohyphidia no
asterohyphidia no
(pseudo)acanthohyphidia no
acutohyphidia no
 Hyphidia wall thickness:variable 
Basidia shape:
cylindrical yes
clavate yes
with constriction no
globose, ovoid or broadly ellipsoid no
 Basidia length (µm):15 - 30 
 Basidia width (µm):4 - 6 
 Number of sterigmata:4 
Basidiospores shape:
globose no
subglobose no
(ob)ovoid no
ellipsoid yes
cylindrical yes
bacilliform no
reniform yes
irregular, lobed no
allantoid no
sigmoid no
citriform or D-shaped no
pip-shaped, lacrymoid no
fusiform no
D-shaped no
caudate no
Basidiospores ornamentation:
smooth no
roughened yes
with ridges or ribs no
warted no
echinulate to spinulose no
 Basidiospore wall thickness:thin-walled 
 Chlamydospores presence:absent 
 Spores amyloid:amyloid 
 Spores width (µm):3.3 - 4.5 
 Spores length (µm):(4) 5 - 7 (8) 
Chemical reactions
 Suprahilar plage amyloid:not amyloid 
 AMA (dextrinoid) hyphae:negative 
 Contents sulpo-positive:present 
gymnosperm no
angiosperm yes
soil no