Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Poriales 
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 Scientific Name: Coriolopsis strumosa

Coriolopsis strumosa (Fr.), Ryv. Kew Bull. 31:95. 1976.

 Description: Basidiocarp annual, solitary or a small clusters, usually dimidiate with a contracted or tapering base, applanate flabelliform to reniform, up to 5 × 6 × 0.3 cm coriaceous and flexible. Pileus olivaceous-brown, umber or hazel-brown, glabrous, smooth and semishiny with numerous concentric, slightly sulcate zones, with age the pileus becomes finely warted to finely scrupose starting from the base, pore surface in shades of brown from whitish-brown, dull sepia to olivaceous-brown, round, 4-6 per mm. Hyphal system trimitic, generative hyphae with clamps, hyaline, thin-walled, 1-3.5 μm in diam, skeletal hyphae thick-walled but always with a distinct lumen, hyaline to yellow, 3-6 μm in diam, binding hyphae often difficult to observe, hyaline, about 2.5 μm wide. Basidiospores cylindrical, hyaline, smooth and thin-walled 9-12 × 3-3.5 μm, IKI-.

Taiwan, Taitung : Kenting, alt. <100 m, on dead stem of Semecarpus sp., Feb 1992, TFRI223.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing white rot of wood.

Paleotropical from African Australia and East Asia.


Chang, TT. 1994a.


T. T. Chang

 Note: The species is recognized by the dimidiate, glabrous, olivaceous pileus.