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Remarks (internal):Well characterized genus with stereoid fruitbody, brown trama and white or light-coloured subhymenial layer, enclosed gloeocystidia and projecting cystidia, amyloid and echinulate spores. A definitely close relationship to other resupinates is hard to pinpoint. Spores may remind of Gloeocystidiellum but it lacks the sulfovanilline reaction, and the loose texture clearly differs. There are no affinities to Stereum, where it previously was placed. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Laxitextum Lentz - U.S. Dept. Agric., Monogr. 24, p. 18, 1955.
Fruitbodies resupinate or subpileate, rather soft and pliable, upperside brown, tomentose or when older with appressed hyphal hairs, some-times slightly zonate; hymenium white in fresh specimens; margin finely fibrillose in the resupinate state, smooth or somewhat tomentose in pileate ones; hyphal system monomitic; hyphae thinwalled, brown in the subicular trama, fibulate, 3-4 µm wide; numerous enclosed gloeocystidia and subulate, projecting, thinwalled, smooth cystidia; basidia clavate with 4 sterigmata and basal clamp; spores globose-subglobose, echinulate, amyloid.
Type species: Laxitextum bicolor (Fr.) Lentz.
 
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