Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Phallales 
 BCRC Number NO BCRC Number!  
 Scientific Name: Phellinus deuteroprunicola

Phellinus deuteroprunicola T. T. Chang & W. N. Chou, Mycologia 92: 804. 2000.

Phellinus prunicola T.T. Chang et W.N. Chou, Mycol. Res. 103:51. 1999.

 Description: Basidiocarp annual, resupinate, woody hard, totally attached to substrate. Pore surface chocolate-brown to dark brown, slightly glancing. Pores round to angular, 4-7 mm-1. Tubes up to 1 mm long, concolorous with pore surface. Context absent. Hyphal system dimitic, generative hyphae without clamp connections, hyaline to light brown, ≦ 2.5 µm wide, skeletal hyphae dominating in the structure, thick-walled, light brown to dark brown, ≦ 3 µm wide. Basidiospores ellipsoid to ovoid, smooth, 4-5 × 3-3.5 µm, hyaline to pale brown, IKI-.

Taiwan, Hsinchu : Hsinchu, alt. <100 m, on rotten stem of Prunus mume, Apr 1996, TFRI 704. Taichung : Tungshih, alt. 300 m, on rotten stem of P. mume, May 1996, TFRI 783.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing white rot of wood.



Chang, TT and Chou, WN. 1999a ; 2000b.


T. T. Chang

 Note: The completely resupinate basidiomes, the absent context and the hyaline to pale brown, ellipsoid to ovoid basidiospores are diagnostic characteristics of P. deuteroprunicola.