Name: Phleogena faginea (Fr.) Link
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First person to use this name on MO: Jordan Zachritz

Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Phleogena faginea

Author: (Fr.) Link

Citation: Handbuch 3: 396 (1833)

Deprecated Synonyms: Phleogena decorticata (Schwein.) G.W. Martin

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Brief Description:

This fungus is within the rust clade of the Basidiomycota. The mature basidiocarps may range from grey to brown and range in size from 0.45 to a few centimeters tall. Spores are 4 to 7 micrometers in diameter, spherical and orange in color. They are borne on basidia resembling those of the metabasidia other fungi in the rust clade. P. faginea is a saprobe on many species of tree4, though it was originally described on the bark of living beech trees(Fagus spp.)4.
See Observation 14883

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