Name: Byssomerulius incarnatus (Schwein.) Gilb.
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Status: Deprecated

Name: Byssomerulius incarnatus

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Author: (Schwein.) Gilb.

Citation: Fungi dec. Pond. Pine: 45 (1974)

Preferred Synonyms:Phlebia incarnata (Schwein.) Nakasone & Burds.

Deprecated Synonyms: Merulius incarnatus Schwein.

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By: Jacob Kalichman (Pulk)
2017-10-28 18:26:11 CDT (-0500)

1. The most recent combination for this species is Phlebia incarnata (1984); B. incarnatus was 1974. –

2. “As P. tremellosa and P. incarnata are very similar morphologically, and the former groups in the same clade with other Phlebia species, it is likely that both belong to this genus instead of Merulius , thus supporting the conclusions of Nakasone & Burdsall (1984).” – Westphalen et al 2010,

3. Phlebia incarnata has a monomitic hyphal system with clamp connections (Westphalen et al). Byssomerulius has a pseudodimitic hyphal system with simple septate hyphae or rare clamp connections (Zmitrovich et al 2006,

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