Genus Hydnophlebia Parmasto

[separated from Phanerochaete]

This genus was reintroduced by Ryvarden et al. (2005). Further work is needed on possible cryptic species (Floudas and Hibbett 2015, Telleria et al. 2017).

  1. Hydnophlebia canariensis, Macaronesian Islands (North Atlantic Ocean).
  2. Hydnophlebia chrysorhizon, North America, South America, Africa, Japan.
  3. Hydnophlebia gorgonea, Macaronesian Islands.
  4. Hydnophlebia meloi, Macaronesian Islands.
  5. Hydnophlebia omnivora, southwestern USA and Florida, Uruguay.

Taxon Details and Links

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  • Hydnophlebia Parmasto, Izv. Akad. Nauk Khazaksk. SSR: 384 (1967). Type: Hydnum chrysorhizon Torr., Manual Bot., ed. 3: 309 (1822).
The genus was previously part of Phanerochaete.
Hydnophlebia on Wikipedia.
De Koker, T. H., K. K. Nakasone, J. Haarhof, H. H. Burdsall Jr., B. J. H. Janse. 2003. Phylogenetic relationships of the genus Phanerochaete inferred from the internal transcribed spacer region. Mycological Research 107(9): 1032-1040. DOI: 10.1017/S095375620300827X.
Floudas D., D.S. Hibbett. 2015. Revisiting the taxonomy of Phanerochaete (Polyporales, Basidiomycota) using a four gene dataset and extensive ITS sampling. Fungal Biology 119(8): 679-719. 10.1016/j.funbio.2015.04.003
Ryvarden, L., K. Hjortstam, T. Iturriaga. 2005. Studies in corticioid fungi from Venezuela II (Basidiomycotina, Aphyllophorales). Synopsis Fungorum 20: 42–78.
Telleria, M. T., M. Dueñas, M. P. Martín. 2017. Three new species of Hydnophlebia (Polyporales, Basidiomycota) from the Macaronesian Islands MycoKeys 27: 39–64. DOI: 10.3897/mycokeys.27.14866
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