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Genus Donkia Pilát

Bulletin de la Société Mycologique de France 52 (3): 328 (1936)

Type: Hydnum pulcherrimum Berk. & M.A. Curtis (1849)

This genus is monotypic (has a single species). It is named after the Dutch mycologist Marinus Anton Donk (1908 - 1972).

  1. Donkia pulcherrima
Taxonomy:
See Moreno et al. (2017). This genus has been reinstated for its type species shown to belong in the Phanerochaetaceae rather than in Meruliaceae with Climacodon. Climacodon sanguineus belongs with Climacodon and not Donkia.
Related links:
Moreno, G., M. N. Blanco, G. Platas, J. Checa, I. Olariaga. 2017. Reappraisal of Climacodon (Basidiomycota, Meruliaceae) and reinstatement of Donkia (Phanerochaetaceae) using multigene data. Phytotaxa 291(3): 171–182
Taxon links:
17525 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum ; Species Fungorum