Order Thelephorales Corner ex Oberwinkler

[toothed fungi and ground fans]

This order contains toothed fungi, pored fungi, ground fans, and crust fungi. Nearly all species are thought to be mycorrhizal. There are two families and these have a dozen genera in North America. There are about twenty species in the Chicago Region from five genera.

  1. Bankeraceae (Bankera, Boletopsis, Hydnellum, Phellodon, Sarcodon)
  2. Thelephoraceae (Amaurodon, Odontia, Polyozellus, Pseudotomentella, Thelephora, Tomentella, Tomentellopsis)

Taxon Details and Links

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  • Thelephorales Corner ex Oberwinkler, Sydowia 28 (1-6): 361 (1976). Type: Thelephora Ehrh. ex Willd. 1787.
Phylogenetic studies suggest this order is the sister group to Polyporales.
Tree of Life (2004)
Hibbett, D. S., R. Bauer, M. Binder, A.J. Giachini, K. Hosaka, A. Justo, E. Larsson, K.H. Larsson, J.D. Lawrey, O. Miettinen, L. Nagy, R.H. Nilsson, M. Weiss, and R.G. Thorn. 2014. Agaricomycetes. Pp. 373–429 In: Systematics and Evolution, Second Edition, The Mycota VII Part A. (D. J. McLaughlin and J. W. Spatafora, Eds.), Springer Verlag. [Chapter 14 and complete volume PDF at Hibbett Lab Publications.]
Index Fungorum

Cite this page as: Leacock, P.R. (2016 Dec 10). Thelephorales - MycoGuide. Retrieved from http://mycoguide.com/guide/fungi/basi/agar/thel

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