Public Description of Inonotus radiatus (Sowerby) P. Karst.

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Name: Inonotus radiatus (Sowerby) P. Karst.
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Taxonomic Classification:

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Hymenochaetales
Family: Hymenochaetaceae


General Description:

Cap: Usually present and well developed, but sometimes present merely as a folded-over edge above a spreading pore surface; up to 7 cm across and 6 cm deep; semicircular to kidney-shaped; often arranged in shelves and sometimes fused laterally with other caps; usually convex to planoconvex; very finely velvety when young, becoming bald with age; yellowish to orangish at first, becoming yellowish brown and eventually darkening to dark brown or black; often zoned; the margin thin and often wrinkled.

Pore Surface: Yellowish brown when young, becoming brown; with 3-5 angular pores per mm; tubes to 8 mm deep.

Stem: Absent.

Flesh: Yellowish brown to reddish brown; corky; faintly zoned.

Chemical Reactions: Flesh black with KOH.

Spore Print: Yellowish to brownish.

Spores 5-6.5 × 3-4.5 µ; smooth; ellipsoid; hyaline to faintly yellowish in KOH; inamyloid or faintly dextrinoid. Hymenial setae scattered; to about 50 × 12 µ; fusoid; often with a swollen base. Setal hyphae absent. Hyphae thin- to thick-walled; 3-7 µ wide; simple-septate


Distribution:

fairly widely distributed from the Great Plains to the maritime provinces, and rare to occasional in the Pacific Northwest (primarily on alders).


Habitat:

Saprobic on the deadwood of hardwoods (especially birches and alders but also on beech, maples, and other hardwoods); causing a soft white rot; annual; growing alone, gregariously, or in shelving clusters; summer and fall (or over winter in warm climates)


References:

Kuo, M. (2010, March). Inonotus radiatus. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site: http://www.mushroomexpert.com/inonotus_radiatus.html

http://www.speciesfungorum.org/...


Notes:

Inonotus radiatus (Sowerby) P. Karst., Revue mycol., Toulouse 3(no. 9): 19 (1881)

Sanctioning author:
Fr.

Current Name:
Xanthoporia radiata (Sowerby) Ţura, Zmitr., Wasser, Raats & Nevo, Progress in Mycological Research (St Helier) 2: 270 (2012)

Synonymy:


Description author: Herbert Baker (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: walt sturgeon


Created: 2013-07-27 15:06:17 CEST (+0200) by Herbert Baker
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