Family Steccherinaceae Parmasto

Conspectus Systematis Corticiacearum: 169 (1968)

Type: Steccherinum Gray (1821)

This family contains polypores and forms with a toothed hymenium. Most of the genera of this family are listed below, with known species for the Chicago Region.

  1. Antella
  2. Antrodiella
  3. Atraporiella
  4. Austeria
  5. Butyrea
  6. Cabalodontia
  7. Caudicicola
  8. Chaetoporus
  9. Citripora
  10. Etheirodon, E. fimbriatum
  11. Flabellophora
  12. Flaviporus
  13. Frantisekia
  14. Junghuhnia, J. nitida
  15. Lamelloporus
  16. Loweomyces
  17. Metuloidea
  18. Mycorrhaphium, M. adustum
  19. Niemelaea
  20. Nigroporus
  21. Steccherinum, S. ochraceum
  22. Trulla
  23. Xanthoporus
Miettinen and Ryvarden (2016) introduced new genera to segregate the polyphyletic Antrodiella, Junghuhnia, and Steccherinum.
Related links:
Miettinen O., E. Larsson, E. Sjökvist, K-H. Larsson. 2012. Comprehensive taxon sampling reveals unaccounted diversity and morphological plasticity in a group of dimitic polypores (Polyporales, Basidiomycota). Cladistics 28:251–270.
Miettinen O., L. Ryvarden. 2016. Polypore genera Antella, Austeria, Butyrea, Citripora, Metuloidea and Trulla (Steccherinaceae, Polyporales). Annales Botanici Fennici 53(3-4):157-172.
Taxon links:
81420 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum ; Species Fungorum