Piptoporus

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Piptoporus
Piptoporus betulinus11.JPG
Piptoporus betulinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Fomitopsidaceae
Genus: Piptoporus
P.Karst (1881)
Type species
Piptoporus betulinus
(Bull.) P.Karst (1787)
Synonyms[1]

Ungularia Lázaro Ibiza (1917)
Placodes sect. Placoderma Ricken (1918)
Placoderma (Ricken) Ulbr. (1928)

Piptoporus is a genus of bracket fungi in the Fomitopsidaceae family.

Species[edit]

Various species formerly classified as Piptoporus (for example, P. choseniae, P. fraxineus, P. ulmi, P. hirtus, and P. elatinus) have been renamed or moved into other genera.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Piptoporus P. Karst. 1881". International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2012-02-10. 
  2. ^ Thorn, G. (2000). "Some polypores misclassified in Piptoporus". Karstenia. 40 (1–2): 181–7. 

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