Name: Ganoderma polychromum (Copel.) Murrill
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First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller


Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Ganoderma polychromum

Author: (Copel.) Murrill

Citation: N. Amer. Fl. (New York) 9(2): 119 (1908)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Polyporales

Family: Polyporaceae

Genus: Ganoderma

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Gilbertson & Ryvarden list G. polychromum as a synonym of G. lucidum, however G. lucidum is a European taxon so this might be a valid species.

Brief Description:

5. Ganoderma polychromum (Copel.) Murrill.
=Polyporus polychromus Copel. Ann. Myc. Z : 507. 1904.

Sporophore solitary or superimposed; pileus renniform, soft, 4X6X1—2 cm.; surface glabrous, thinly encrusted, azonate, uneven, laccate, sublustrous, fulvous to bay; margin obtuse, cremeous, sterile, uneven: context fulvous, darker below, homogeneous, punky, slightly zonate, 1 cm. thick; tubes annual, 5-10 mm. long, avellaneous within, mouths large, angular, irregular, 2-4 to a mm., edges thin, uneven, greenish-white to grayishfuscous: spores obovate, subfuscous, 7-10 microns.

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