MycoKey : the genus Inonotus

Generic short diagnoses: Annual, typically thick-fleshed and tough, but not woody,white rotting polypores with more or less vivid brown flesh, pore surface with a silvery reflex when fresh and often with prominent hymenial setae. On wood or rooting in soil.

Species examples:
Inonotus cuticularis
Inonotus dryadeus
Inonotus hispidus
Inonotus leporinus
Inonotus nodulosus
Inonotus obliquus
Inonotus radiatus
Inonotus rheades
Inonotus tamaricis
Inonotus tomentosus
Inonotus triqueter

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