Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Poriales 
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 Scientific Name: Antrodia salmonea

Antrodia salmonea T. T. Chang & W. N. Chou, Bot. Bull. Acad. Sin. 45:348. 2004.

 Description: Basidiocarp perennial, resupinate, effused-reflexed to more or less triquetrous, elongated to semicircular, sometimes subpendant and irregular, tightly attached to host substrate by a broad lateral base, sterile in margin, corky to woody, with strongly bitter taste; upper surface glabrous, concentrically zonated, sulcate, with a resinous layer yellow, orange yellow to light cinnamon, becoming brown or blackish, but often with the color unchanged on younger marginal areas. Pores round to angular, 4-7 per mm; pore surface pale pink, yellow to orange yellow when fresh, becoming cream-colored to buff-colored when aged. Context white, cream-colored to pale pink; tubes up to 40 mm long, not stratified, concolorous with pore surface. Hyphal system dimitic; generative hyphae 2-4 μm wide. Basidiospores cylindrical, slightly bent, 3.5-5 × 1.5-2 μm, hyaline, smooth, IKI-.

Taiwan, Hsinchu: Wufong, alt. 2300 m, on rotten stem of Cunninghamia konishii, Apr 2002, TFRIB 147. Taichung:SengKuaug, alt. 2300 m, on rotten stem of C.konishii, Apr 2002, TFRI 1041.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing white rot of wood.



Chang, T.T. and Chou, WN. 1995; 2004.


T. T. Chang

 Note: A. cinnamomea and A. salmonea share the same characteristics in basidiomata and pure culture except the color in basidiomata and colony, and the host woods.