Family Phanerochaetaceae Jülich

Bibliotheca Mycologica 85: 384 (1981)

Type: Phanerochaete P. Karst. 1889

This family is in the phlebioid clade and contains a mixture of crusts and polypores.

  1. Bjerkandera, B. adusta, B. fumosa
  2. Donkia, D. pulcherrima
  3. Hapalopilus, H. rutilans (H. nidulans)
  4. Hyphodermella
  5. Phaeophlebiopsis
  6. Phanerochaete, P. affinis, P. avellanea, P. laevis, P. sordida, P. subceracea, P. velutina
  7. Phlebiopsis (Hjortstamia, Porostereum), P. crassa
  8. Pirex
  9. Porostereum spadiceum, Excluded from Chicago list
  10. Rhizochaete, R. filamentosa
  11. Terana
The limits of the family are now defined by DNA phylogenies but various species require transfer to the appropriate genera.
Related links:
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
Justo, A., O. Miettinen, D. Floudas, B. Ortiz-Santana, E. Sjökvist, D. Lindner, K. K. Nakasone, T. Niemelä, K.-H. Larsson, L. Ryvarden, D. S. Hibbett. 2017. A revised family-level classification of the Polyporales (Basidiomycota), Fungal Biology 121(9): 798-824. Justo Publications.
Taxon links:
80024 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum