Family Fomitopsidaceae Jülich

Bibliotheca Mycologica 85: 367 (1981)

Type: Fomitopsis P. Karst. 1881

The phylogenetic group known as the antrodia clade contains the family Fomitopsidaceae. The following genera and species have been identified for Chicago Region, though some require verification or better documentation.

  1. Antrodia, A. favescens
  2. Daedalea, D. quercina
  3. Fomitopsis, F. betulina (previously Piptoporus)
  4. Niveoporofomes, N. spraguei (previously Fomitopsis)
Species reported for Chicago in Moffatt (1909) that are not confirmed.
Antrodia and Grifola were moved out of the Meripilaceae because they are not related to Meripilus.
Related links:
Ortiz-Santana, Lindner, Miettinen, Justo, and Hibbett. 2013. A phylogenetic overview of the antrodia clade (Basidiomycota, Polyporales). Mycologia 105(6): 1391-1411.
Taxon links:
81772 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum