Observation 187161: Ganoderma tuberculosum Murrill
When: 2014-11-02
Who: MSchink

Notes: Growing from grafted citrus in Florida, specimen sent to me for examination. Initially identified as G.oerstedii per Steyaert(1972) as a synonym of G.tuberculosum.It more smoothly fit with Murrill’s (1908) original description.Taxonomy of Ganoderma from southern South America:
subgenus Ganoderma (1999) concluded that G.tuberculosum and G.oerstedii should be treated as separate sp.

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Recognized by sight: Perennial laccate Ganoderma sp. Melanoid inclusions prominent in a dark brown context. Growing from grafted citrus in Florida.
Used references: Taxonomy of Ganoderma from southern South America:
subgenus Ganoderma
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Recognized by sight
Used references: Steyaert

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By: MSchink
2015-08-04 18:49:57 CDT (-0400)

BLAST search matches G.tuberculosum. Still unclear on the synonymy of G.oerstedii and G.tuberculosum, but considering the BLAST results, I am sticking with G.tuberculosum.

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