creolophus-cirrhatus-jpdenk

Family Hericiaceae Donk

Persoonia 3(2): 269 (1964)

Type: Hericium Pers., Neues Magazin für die Botanik 1: 109 (1794)

Three genera are found in North America. The toothed bracket Creolophus cirrhatus was moved to Hericium cirrhatum.

  1. Dentipellis is effused-reflexed with teeth.
  2. Hericium has white teeth on branches or under a cap.
  3. Laxitextum is stereoid with whitish smooth underside.
Taxonomy:
Index Fungorum editorial comment: Based on Hydnaceae subfamily Hericieae T.L. Nikolaeva, Flora Plantarum Cryptogamarum USSR 6(2): 212 (1961), but not a new combination (Art. 33.1).
Related links:
Miller, S. L., E. Larsson, K-H. Larsson, A. Verbeken, J. Nuytinck. 2006. Perspectives in the new Russulales. Mycologia 98(6): 960-970.
Taxon links:
80854 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum