Name: Sarcodontia crocea (Schwein.) Kotl.
Most Confident Observations:
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Nomenclature:

Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Sarcodontia crocea

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GSD Species Synonymy

Author: (Schwein.) Kotl.

Citation: Česká Mykol. 7(3): 117 (1953)

Deprecated Synonyms: Sarcodontia setosa (Pers.) Donk

Classification:

Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Polyporales

Family: Meruliaceae

Genus: Sarcodontia

Lifeform:
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Basidiomes are resupinate to effused, adnate, forming patches several centimeters in extent, sulfur-yellow to ferrugineous brown (turning dark red in KOH), waxy, hymenophore with teeths-spines 2-10 (-15 in literature) mm long, up to 1 mm thick.
Hyphal system monomitic-pseudodimitic; generative hyphae with clamps (2.6-)3-5 μm wide, thin-walled, often incrusted. Basidia clavate with basal clamp and four sterigmata, 20-30 × 4-6 μm. Basidiospores subglobose-ellipsoid, often drop-shaped, acyanophilous to weakly cyanophilous, negative in Melzer’s reagent, (4.5–)4.8–6.1(–6.3) × (2.9–)3–4.4 μm; mean values=5.37×3.83, Q= 1.37–1.43, Q mean=1.40 (n= 83/4).

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