Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Poriales 
 BCRC Number NO BCRC Number!  
 Scientific Name: Tyromyces aurantilaetus

Tyromyces aurantilaetus Corner, Beif. Zur Nova Hedwigia 96: 161. 1989.

 Description: Basidiocarp uniformly rich orange to orange yellow, effused-reflexed; pileus up to 5 mm in diameter, slightly zoned, subtomentose, margin yellow; tubes up to 5 mm long; pores subangular, becoming irregular and subirpicoid. Hyphal system monomitic, generative hphae with clamps, 1-3.5 μm wide, thin-walled, frequently branched. Basidia broadly clavate, 4-sterigmate, 12-14 × 4-5 μm. Cystidia as scattered, shortly emergent, subacute ends of the larger hyphae, subventricose, 5-6 μm wide, not encrusted. Basidiospores hyaline, smooth, ellipsoid, thin-walled, IKI-, 3-4 × 1.5-2 μm.

Taiwan, Taichung : Tungshih, alt. 200 m, on stem of hardwood, Apr 1992, TFRI 319.

 Habitat: Lignicolous causing white rot of wood.

Borneo, Taiwan.


Chang, TT. 1996a.


T. T. Chang

 Note: The fungus is recognized by its orange to orange yellow and effused reflexed basidiocarps.