Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Phallales 
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 Scientific Name: Hyphodontia fimbriata

Hyphodontia fimbriata Sheng H. Wu, Acta Bot. Fennica 142: 90. 1990.

 Description: Basidiocarp effuse, ± adnate, arachnoid-farinaceous when young, subceraceous and brittle when old, 40-100 µm thick in section (aculei excluded). Hymenial surface whitish or slightly Cream Color, grandinioid, rarely cracked; margin white, thinning, arach-noid-pruinose. Aculei usually separate, 10-15 per mm, conical, apically fimbriate, 30-80 × 30-70 µm. Hyphal system monomitic; hyphae nodose-septate. Subiculum fairly uniform, composed of medullary layer, with rather loose to rather dense texture; hyphae fairly hori-zontal next to substratum, ± vertical near subhymenium, richly ramified, colorless, distinct, 2-4 µm diam., thin-walled. Trama with rather compact texture. Hymenial layer IKI brownish, slightly CB+. Cystidia numerous, longer ones usually concentrated in aculeal ar-eas, shorter ones scattered elsewhere, projecting, encrusted except apical part, capitate, slightly flexuous, 20-50 (-60) × 3.8-5.5 µm, thin- or slightly thick-walled. Basidia utriform or subutriform, 16-22 × 3.8-4.5 µm, 4-sterigmate. Basidiospores ellipsoid or broadly ellip-soid, adaxially flattened, smooth, thin-walled, usually guttulate, (5.5-) 5.7-6.7 (-7) × 3.5-4.2 (-4.5) µm, IKI-, CB-.

Taiwan. Miaoli: Taian Hsiang, entrance of Tapachienshan, alt.1,630 m, on twig of angiosperm, 25 Aug 1988, Wu 880825-5 (H, TNM); on culm of dead Poaceae, 25 Aug 1988, Wu 880825-51 (H, TNM). Nantou: Luku Hsiang, Sunlinksea, 1,600 m, on twig, 25 Aug 1988, Wu 880324-5 (H, TNM). Yushan National Park, between Kuankao and Tuikuan, alt. 2,200 m, on fallen twig of angiosperm, 29 Jul 1988, Wu 880729-13 (holotype: H; isotype: TNM), Wu 880729-28 (GB, H, TNM).

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Wu, SH. 1990.


S. H. Wu

 Note: This species resembles Odontia capitata G.H. Cunn., but has smaller cystidia. It is also somewhat similar to Hyphodontia rimosissima, but differs in the thinner Basidiocarp, which is usually brittle when old; H. fimbriata also has longer cystidia, and slightly longer basidiospores..