Phylum:Basidiomycota >> Class: Basidiomycetes >>  Order: Hymenochaetales 
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 Scientific Name: Oxyporus cervinogilvus

Basionym: Polyporus cervinogilvus Jungh., Verh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunst. Wetensch. 17: 45. 1838..

Oxyporus cervinogilvus (Jungh.) Ryvarden, Norw. J. Bot. 20: 3. 1973..

 Description: Basidiocarp resupinate, effuse with reflexed margin to weakly pileate, separable, context up to ca. 500 μm thick in section. Hymenial surface brownish yellow, poroid; margin abrupt, usually paler. Pores angular, 1-2 per mm; tubes up to ca. 2 mm deep. Abhymenial surface of pileus villose, clay yellow. Hyphal system monomitic; hyphae simple-septate. Context with fairly loose texture; hyphae fairly rigid, colorless or yellowish to slightly brownish yellow, covered with numerous minute crystals, 3-6 μm diam., with 0.8-1.5 μm thick walls. Trama with moderately dense texture. Subhymenium not thickening. Cystidia numerous, ventricose or fusoid, colorless or yellowish, apically encrusted, 20-40 × 7-11 μm, with 1-2 μm thick walls. Basidia subclavate, 15-22 × 4.5-5 μm, 4-sterigmate. Basidiospores ellipsoid or narrowly ellipsoid, adaxially slightly concave, colorless, smooth, thin-walled, usually guttulate, 6.5-8.5 × 3-3.8 μm, IKI–, CB–.

Taiwan. Penghu: Wuni, on branch of angiosperm, 9 Sep 1993, TF 0095 (TNM).

 Habitat: null

According to Ryvarden and Johansen (1980), this species is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical Asia, as well as in East Africa.


Wu, SH. 1996.


S. H. Wu

 Note: In the genus Oxyporus, this species is characterized by having large pores, as well as the yellowish contextual hyphae.