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

Antrodia taxa T. T. Chang & W. N. Chou, Mycol. Res. 103: 622. 1999.

 Description: Basidiocarp annual, effuse-reflexed to pileate, often imbricate and rosetted, tightly attached by a broad lateral base, corky to woody, margin acute. Pileus ≦ 3 cm wide and 0.8 cm thick at base, semicircular, dimidiate, flabelliform; upper surface cream, cream-buff to chamois, glabrous, with concentric zones of different colors; pore surface cream to cream-buff. Pores round, 3-5 mm-1. Hyphal system dimitic, generative hyphae with clamp connections, hyaline, ≦ 3 μm wide; skeletal hyphae dominating in the structure, thick-wall, hyaline to pale yellow, ≦ 5 μm wide. Basidiospores oblong ellipsoid, hyaline, smooth, 4-5 × 2-2.5 μm, IKI-.

Taiwan, Kaohsiung : Liekuei, alt. 800 m, on rotten wood of Taxus mairei, Nov 1996, TFRI 781.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing brown rot of wood.



Chang, TT and Chou, WN.1999b.


T. T. Chang

 Note: The effused-reflexed to pileate basidiomes and the small oblong ellipsoid basidiospores are diagnostic characteristics of A. taxa.