Name: Spongipellis unicolor (Schwein) Murrill
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Spongipellis unicolor

ICN Identifier: missing

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Author: (Schwein) Murrill

Citation: N.Amer.Fl.(New York) 9(1):37 (1907)

Synonym(s):Sarcodontia unicolor (Fr.) Zmitr. & Spirin


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Polyporales

Family: Polyporaceae

Genus: Spongipellis

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Pileus somewhat imbricate, large and spongy, at length indurate, dimidiate, often ungulate, 5-7 X 10-15 X 3-5 em.; surface spongy-tomentose, hirtose, azonate, smooth, sordid- white to isabelline or fulvous; margin very thick and rounded, sterile, entire, concolorous; context spongy-fibrous, white, in- durate with age, especially below, 1 – 2 em. thick; tubes very long, 2-3 em., white to isabelline within, mouths large, irregular, often sinuous, 1-2 mm. broad, edges thin, fimbriate-dentate to slightly lacerate, white to isabelline, at length bay and resinous in appearance; spores globose, 6-8 p..
Occasional on diseased trunks of deciduous trees in Oregon.

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