MycoKey : the genus Trichaptum

Generic short diagnoses: Thin, leathery, white rotting polypores with ± lilac colours on the poroid to dentate hymenophore and pileus margin, and with thick-walled, encrusted cystidia and cylindrical to allantoid spores.

Species examples:
Trichaptum abietinum
Trichaptum biforme
Trichaptum fuscoviolaceum

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