Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Poriales 
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 Scientific Name: Trametes feei

Trametes feei (Fr.) Pat., Ess. Taxonom. P. 92. 1900.

 Description: Basidiocarp annual, solitary to imbricate, dimidiate to semicircular with tapering base, up to 5 cm wide and long, 1-5 mm thick at the base, coriaceous. Pileus pink or pale brick red. Finely adpressed velutinate to glabrous, strongly zoned in variable shades, mostly smooth or with a weak sulcate zonation, margin sharp and thin. Pore surface whitish-pink when fresh, to pink, ochraceous pink to pale brick red, pore round, 6-8 per mm, tubes concolorous with the pore surface, up to 3 mm deep. Context fibrous, pink to pale cinnamon-pink with distinct lilac shades, up to 2.5 mm thick. Hyphal system trimitic, generative hyphae with clamps, hyaline, 1-3 μm wide, skeletal hyphae hyaline of with a very pale shade of lilac, thick-walled, straight 3.5-5 μm wide, binding hyphae moderately branched, thick-walled to solid, 2-4.5 μm wide. Basidiospores cylindrical, 5-6 × 2-2 μm, hyaline, smooth, thin-walled, IKI-.

Taiwan, Taichung: Chuyunshan, alt. 1000 m, on rotten stem of hardwood, Nov 1991, TFRI 150. Kaohsiung : Liukuei, alt. 700 m, Jan and Apr 1992, TFRI 204 and TFRI 292.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing white rot of wood.

South America, Africa, Southern Asia, Taiwan.


Chang, TT. 1994a


T. T. Chang

 Note: The semicircular basidiocarps with pink to pale brick red are recognized in the field. The fungus is very common at lower elevation in Taiwan.