Name: Ganoderma orbiforme
Author: (Fr.) Ryvarden
Citation: Mycologia 92 (1): 187 (2000)
Deprecated Synonyms: Ganoderma densizonatum J.D. Zhao & X.Q. Zhang, Polyporus orbiformis Fr., Fomes orbiformis (Fr.) Cooke, Polyporus mastoporus Lév., Ganoderma mastoporum (Lév.) Pat., Ganoderma cupreum (Sacc.) Bres., Ganoderma subtornatum Murrill, Ganoderma fornicatum (Fr.) Pat. sensu Imazeki, Ganoderma limushanense J.D. Zhao & X.Q. Zhang, Polyporus cupreus Fr.
“Among the names assigned to this species, G. fornicatum given to Asian collections has nomenclatural priority over the others. However, the type of G. fornicatum from Brazil is probably lost and a modern description based on the type lacks. The identification of the Asian collections to G. fornicatum therefore cannot be confirmed. To the best of our knowledge, G. orbiforme is the earliest valid name for use.”
Wang, D. M., Wu, S. H., & Yao, Y. J. (2014). Clarification of the Concept of Ganoderma orbiforme with High Morphological Plasticity. PloS one, 9(5), e98733. http://journals.plos.org/...
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