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

Trametes hirsuta (Fr.) Pilat., Atl. Champ. Europe 3: 265. 1939.

 Description: Basidiocarp annual, pileate, effused-reflexed or rarely resupinate, coriaceous when fresh, dimidiate, applanate; pilear surface whitish to grey, hirsute, concentrically zonate; pore surface white to tan, pores circular, (2)3-4 per mm, with thick, entire dissepiments that become thin with age, tubes up to 6 mm long; contex ivory white. Hyphal system trimitic; generative hyphae with clamps, thin-walled, 2.5-9 μm wide; skeletal hyphae thick-walled, often sinuous, hyaline, with few branches, 3-7 μm wide; binding hyphae thick-walled, much branched, 2-4 μm wide. Basidiospores cylindrical, smooth, hyaline, 6-9 × 2-2.5 μm.

Taiwan, Hsinchu : Kuanwu, alt. 2200 m, on rotten wood, Aug 1991, TFRI 45. Taoyuen: Fushan, alt<100 m, on rotten wood Mar 1991, TFRI 16. Kinmen: Kinmen, alt.<100 m, on rotten wood, Apr 1992, TFRI 303.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing white rot of wood.



Chang, TT. 1993a.


T. T. Chang

 Note: The gray, hirsute pilear surface and the cream to gray pore surface are characteristics of the fungus.