Family Fomitopsidaceae Jülich

[part of antrodia clade]

The phylogenetic group known as the antrodia clade contains the family Fomitopsidaceae. The following species have been identified for Chicago Region, though some additional Antrodia s.l. await identification.

  1. Amyloporiella
  2. Antrodia, A. favescens
  3. unplaced Antrodia sensu lato, A. malicola, A. serialis
  4. Antrodiopsis
  5. Buglossoporus
  6. Cartilosoma
  7. Daedalea, D. quercina
  8. Dentiporus
  9. Fomitopsis, F. betulina (previously Piptoporus)
  10. Fragifomes
  11. Lentoporia
  12. Melanoporia
  13. Neoantrodia
  14. Neolentiporus
  15. Niveoporofomes, N. spraguei (previously Fomitopsis)
  16. Resinoporia
  17. Rhodofomes
  18. Rhodofomitopsis
  19. Rubellofomes
  20. Subantrodia
  21. Ungulidaedalea

Species reported for Chicago in Moffatt (1909) that are not confirmed.

  • Fomes carneus effused-reflexed = possibly Rhodofomes cajanderi

Taxon Details and Links

  • Fomitopsidaceae Jülich, Bibliotheca Mycologica 85: 367 (1981). Type: Fomitopsis P. Karst. 1881.
Daedaleaceae and Piptoporaceae are considered synonyms. Antrodia and Grifola were moved out of the Meripilaceae because they are not related to Meripilus.
Haight, J.-E., K. K. Nakasone, G. A. Laursen, S. A. Redhead, D. L. Taylor, J. A. Glaeser. 2019. Fomitopsis mounceae and F. schrenkii—two new species from North America in the F. pinicola complex. Mycologia 111(2): 339-357. DOI: 10.1080/00275514.2018.1564449
Han, M.-L., Y.-Y. Chen, L.-L. Shen, J. Song, J. Vlasák, Y.-C. Dai, B.-K. Cui. 2016. Taxonomy and phylogeny of the brown-rot fungi: Fomitopsis and its related genera. Fungal Diversity 80(1): 343–373. DOI: 10.1007/s13225-016-0364-y
Ortiz-Santana, Lindner, Miettinen, Justo, and Hibbett. 2013. A phylogenetic overview of the antrodia clade (Basidiomycota, Polyporales). Mycologia 105(6): 1391-1411. DOI: 10.3852/13-051
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