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Remarks (public):Eriksson et al. (1981), basing on the presence of dendrohyphidia and nature of basidia and basidiospores, pointed out a relatioship of Punctularia with Laeticorticium (Corticium). Molecular studies confirm this hypothesis and Punctularia is included in the Corticiacae with other genera such as Corticium, Dendrocorticium and Vuilleminia (Larsson 2007b).
 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Punctularia Pat., in Patouillard & Lagerheim, Bull. Herb. Boissier 3: 57, 1895.
Basidiome resupinate to effuse-reflexed or dimidiate, abhymenial surface zonate, hymenophore tuberculate or with radial ridges, gelatinosus when fresh. Hyphal system monomitic, hyphae with clamps, thin- to thick-walled. Dendrohyphidia present, yellowish to brown. Cystidia absent. Basidia flexuose with an elongated base, with 4-sterigmata and a basal clamp. Basidiospores ellipsoid, smooth, thin-walled, yellowish to brown, IKI-, acyanophilous.
 
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