Public Description of Ganoderma oregonense Murrill

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Name: Ganoderma oregonense Murrill
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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Ganodermataceae


General Description:

Literature :
Murrill, W.A. 1908. Polyporaceae, Part 2. North American Flora. 9(2):73-131

Page number : 119
Description type : Original description
Description : Ganoderma Sequoiae Murrill, sp. nov.

Pileus soft, tough, dimidiate, compressed-ungulate, subimbricate, convex above, concave below, 8 × 14 × 5 cm.; surface at length glabrous, laccate, thinly encrusted, very uneven, undulate, concentrically sulcate near the margin, shining bay to nearly black; margin ochraceous, smooth, undulate, subacute; context punky, homogeneous, cremeous above, fulvous immediately adjoining the tubes, 2 cm. thick behind; tubes indistinctly stratified, 5-20 mm. long, grayish-fuscous to fulvous within, mouths circular to angular, rather large, irregular, 1-2 to a mm., edges thin, entire, cremeous to umbrinous, chestnutcolored when bruised.
Type collected at Sequoia cafion, California, on a redwood trunk, December 28, 1902, Alice Eastwood 40.
Distribution; Known only from the type locality.
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Description author: Erlon Bailey (Request Authorship Credit)
Description editor: Joseph D. Cohen