Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Poriales 
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 Scientific Name: Oligoporus lowei

Oligoporus lowei (Pilat) Gilb. & Ryv., Mycotaxon 22: 364. 1985.

 Description: Basidiocarp annual, sessile to effused-reflexed, soft when fresh. Upper surface at first white, then cream to unevenly pale brown. Pore surface white to cream, often drying pale reddish brown, pores angular, 3-4 per mm. Tube layer white. Context very thin, white, fleshy, becoming friable and fragile. Hyphal system monomitic; generative hyphae with clamps, 2-4 μm wide, thin to thick-walled, partly swelling in KOH to 6 μm, in the upper context more distinctly thick-walled. Basidia clavate, 4-sterigmate, 15-20 × 5-7 μm, with a basal clamp. Basidiospores allantoid to cylindrical, hyaline, 4.5-5.5 × 1.8-2.2 μm, IKI-.

Taiwan, Taipei:Taipei Botanic Garden, alt.<100 m, on fallen trunk of Pinus sp., Nov 1995, TFRI 677.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing brown rot of wood.

Europe, North America, Taiwan.


Chang TT and Fu, CS. 1998.


T. T. Chang

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