Name: Ganoderma lobatum (Schwein.) G.F. Atk.
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First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller
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Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Polyporales

Genus: Ganoderma

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Collected by : Schweinitz
Country (state) :

Location details : Salem
Substrate details : trunk
Status : Type

Brief Description:

Elfvingia lobata (Schw.) Murrill.

=Polyporus lobatus Schw. Trans. Am. Phil. Soc. lI. 4 : 157. 1832.
=Polyporuss reniformis Morgan, Jour. Cinc. Soc. Nat. Hist. 8: 103. l885. (Type from Ohio.)
=Elfvingia reniformls Murrill, Bull. Torrey Club 30: 299. 1903.

Pileus woody, applanate, reniform to dimidiate, 5-8 X 10—l5 X 1-2.5 cm.; surface concentrically sulcate, subzonate, glabrous, ferruginous to fulvous, becoming grayish-brown with age; margin thin, rarely rounded, creamy-white, smooth, entire : context punky with some horny fibers, chestnut-colored, slightly zonate, 5-8 mm. thick; tubes annual, 5-8 min. long each season, avellaneous within, mouths circular, 4-5 to a mm., edges obtuse, entire, cremeous to umbrinous, becoming brownish when bruised : spores ovoid, dark-brown, asperulate, 8-10 X 6-7um; hyphae fulvous, 3-5 um in diameter.

TYPE LOCALITY: Salem, North Carolina.

HABITAT: Stumps and diseased trunks of certain deciduous trees, especially the white oak.

DISTRIBUTION : New York to Alabama and west to Missouri.

North American Flora (Google eBook), New York Botanical Garden., 1916

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