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Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Aleurodiscus monilifer Malençon Fig. 46 Bull. Soc. mycol. Fr. 70:130,1954.
Basidiocarp thin, adnate, disciform, rarely confluent, up to 10 mm diam., margin somewhat lifted when dry, hymenophore smooth, white and entire when dry, margin soft and abrupt towards the substrate.
Hyphal system monomitic, generative hyphae with clamps, in the subiculum delicately thin-walled, 3-5 µm wide, subiculum up to 500 µm thick consisting of vertical hyphae with moderate branching, 2-4 µm wide and covered by angular crystals. Gloeocystidia smooth, thin- to thick-walled and distinctly moniliform, 7-11 µm wide and up to 120 µm long. Acanthophyses absent. Paraphyses few, scarcely branched, scattered among the basidia. Basidia clavate, 70-80 x 10-12 µm with 4 sterigmata. Basidiospores ellipsoid, hyaline, thin-walled, smooth and pale violet in Melzer's reagent, 22-26 x 14-17 µm.
Cultural characteristics. See Boidin et al. (1968).
Substrata. On bark of Cedrus adanticus.
Distribution. Known only from higher altitudes in Morocco (Azrou).
Remarks. Superficially the species may remind one of Aleurocystidiellum subcruentatum with its discoid basidiocarp, but the microstructure is completely different.
 
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