Neofavolus Sotome & T. Hatt., gen. nov. Mycobank MB801926 Etymology. Neo (Lat.) new; favolus (Lat.) a genus name, referring to morphologically similar genus Favolus.
Basidiocarps annual, laterally to rarely centrally stipitate, occasionally substipitate. Pileus reniform to semicircular, circular in centrally stipitate specimens, surface covered with flatted scales or smooth, azonate, white to cream or brownish. Stipe cylindrical, often reduced. Context fleshy- tough to leathery in fresh condition, brittle or corky to leathery in dried condition, up to 1 cm thick. Pores largeto small, diamond shaped and radially elongated or regular. Hyphal system dimitic with generative and skeletal-binding hyphae. Generative hyphae with clamp connections. Skeletal-binding hyphae usually dominating, arboriform, hyaline, IKI−. Pileipellis present as cutis composed of hya- line to brown agglutinated and parallel generative hyphae that are distinct from contextual hyphae mainly composed of non-agglutinated skeletal-binding hyphae. Basidia cla- vate, 4-sterigmate. Basidiospores cylindrical, thin-walled, smooth, hyaline, IKI–.
Type species. Neofavolus alveolaris (DC.) Sotome & T. Hatt.