Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Polyporales 
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 Scientific Name: Phlebia acerina

Phlebia acerina Peck, Annual Rep. New York State Mus. 42: 123. 1889.

 Description: Basidiocarp widely effuse, ± adnate, ceraceous, corneous and brittle when dry, 70-400 μm thick in section (merulioid edges included). Hymenial surface Chinnamon-Buff or Clay Color, not cracked; margin whitish, rather determinate, slightly filamentose, sometimes re-curved. Hyphal system monomitic; hyphae nodose-septate. Subiculum fairly uniform, composed mainly of basal layer, with compact texture; hyphae fairly horizontal, ± vertical near hymenial layer, colorless or yellowish, distinct or not, 3-6 μm diam., thin-walled near hymenial layer, slightly thick-walled elsewhere, slightly tibiiform, anastomoses occasional. Hymenial layer with compact texture, thickening; hyphae vertical, colorless, agglutinated, narrower than those of subiculum, thin-walled. Yellow resinous material common throughout section. Cystidia numerous in elevated parts, rare in furrows, immersed, colorless or yellowish, clavate with elongated and narrow bases, sometimes apically guttulate, 25-50 × 7.5-12.5 μm, thin-walled. Basidia narrowly clavate, 20-30 (-35) × 4-5 μm, 4-sterigmate. Basidiospores cylindrical or suballantoid, smooth, thin-walled, (4.2-) 4.5-5.8 (-6.2) × 2-2.7 μm, IKI-, CB-.

Taiwan. Miaoli: Taiwan Hsiang, alt. 1,900 m, on fallen branch, 24 Aug 1988, Wu 880824-40 (H, L, TNM).

 Habitat: null

N America, E Asia.


Wu, SH. 1990.


S.H. Wu

 Note: This species has long been treated as Phlebia rufa (Pers.:Fr.) M.P. Christ.