Name: Lentinus Fr.
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First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller
Editors: Tim Sage


Rank: Genus

Status: Accepted

Name: Lentinus

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: Fr.

Citation: Syst. orb. veg. (Lundae) 1: 77 (1825)

Misspellings: Lenitus, Lenitnus

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Microscopic features, chemical features, and DNA
By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2018-01-11 21:38:47 PST (-0800)

put Lentinus (which includes both gilled and pored species) in the Polyporaceae.

Taxonomy of Lentinus
By: Auke
2018-01-11 17:28:19 PST (-0800)

I admittedly know little of fungi. A lamellate specimen I recently found was just placed in Lentinus, and now I’m wondering: if Lentinus belongs in the family Polyporaceae, shouldn’t the species in this genus need to have pores, rather than lamellae?

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