Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Poriales 
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 Scientific Name: Perenniporia celtis

Perenniporia celtis T. T. Chang & W. N. Chou, Mycol. Res. 103: 623. 1999.

 Description: Basidiocarp annual, single to imbricate, sessile to substipitate discoid base, corky. Pileus applanate to convex, flabelliform, margin acute; upper surface cream, naples yellow to dark grey, darker when bruised, very finely concentric tomentose in younger stages, becoming glabrous and incrusted with age, sulcate; pore surface cream to naples yellow, darker when bruised. Pore angular to irregular, 1-3 mm-1. Hyphal system dimitic, generative hyphae with clamp connections, hyaline, ≦ 4.5 μm wide; skeletal hyphae dominating in the structure, thick-walled, hyaline to cream, ≦ 6 μm wide, dextrinoid. Cystidia ventricose, hyaline, thick-walled, common to rare, non-dextrinoid to light dextrinoid, with apical encrusted elements, 25-38 × 7-18 μm. Basidiospores subglobose to tear-shaped, usually with one large guttule, hyaline to light yellow, smooth, non-dextrinoid to light dextrinoid, thick-walled, not truncate, 8.5-10 × 5-7 μm.

Taiwan, Taipei : Taipei, alt. <100 m, on basal stem of Celtis sinensis, Jul 1997, TFRI 802.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing white rot of wood.



Chang, TT and Chou, WN.1999b.


T. T. Chang

 Note: Perenniporia celtis is distinguished by the large, subglobose to tear-shaped, non-truncate basidiospores and the encrusted cystidia.