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Remarks (internal):Originally described from New Zealand and Cunningham (1963) reported
it from Australia. The Venezuelan specimens are rather poor, but all have
dextrinoid metuloids, amyloid spores, and lack clamp-connections.
Specimens:Estado Aragua, Parque Nacional Henri Pittier, Rancho Grande Research Station, on wood, 14.IV.1999, L. Ryvarden 41448, 41455 (on a leaf), and 41459 (on wood).
 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Gloeopeniophorella sacrata (G. Cunn.) Hjortstam & Ryvarden comb. nov.
Basionym: Peniophora sacrata G. Cunn., Trans. R. Soc. New Zeal. 83:274, 1955.
Phanerochaete sacrata (G. Cunn.) Taylor, New Zeal. J. Agric. Res. 24:373, 1981.
Amylostereum sacratum (G. Cunn.) Burds., Mycolog. Memoir 10:51, 1985.
Gloeocystidiellum sacratum (G. Cunn.) Stalpers & P.K. Buchanan, New Zeal. J. Bot. 29:336, 1991.
Dextrinocystidium sacratum (G. Cunn.) Sheng H. Wu, Mycologia 87:889, 1995.
Description of the Venezuelan specimen: Basidiome resupinate, effused, closely adnate, 0.2-0.5(-1.0) mm thick. Hymenophore smooth, whitish, margin abrupt. Hyphal system monomitic; hyphae hyaline, thin-or moderately thick-walled, without clamp-connections. Gloeocystidia rare, more or less tubular, 20-40 x 4-6 µm, with a weak sulphovanillin reaction. Metuloids abundant, basally with a distinct dextrinoid reaction, up to 40-50 µm long. Basidia subclavate, hyaline, 25-30 x 6-7(-8) µm, basal clamp-connection lacking, with four sterigmata. Spores thinwalled, broadly ellipsoid, rugose, 7-9 x 5-7.5 µm, strongly amyloid.

 
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