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Remarks (public):Gloiodon is characterized by the brownish to greyish effuse-reflexed to pileate basidiome, and microscopically by the presence of gloeocystidia and amyloid ornamented basidiospores. Gloiodon is phylogentically closely related to the stipitate Auriscalpium and Dentipratulum, and it is included in the Auriscalpiaceae among the russuloid lineage (Larsson 2007b). 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Gloiodon P. Karst., Meddn Soc. Fauna Flora fenn. 5: 42, 1879.
Type species: Hydnum strigosum Sw., K. Vetensk-Acad. Nya Handl. 31(3): 250, 1810.
Basidiome annual, pileate to effuse-reflexed, upper surface strigose to smooth, dark brown to almost black; hymenophore formed by conical aculei. Hyphal system monomitic, hyphae with clamps, pigmented and some with occasional clamps, simulating skeletal hyphae. Gloeocystidia present. Basidia clavate, with 4-sterigmata, and a basal clamp. Basidiospores subglobose, hyaline, finely ornamented and strongly amyloid.

 
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