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Remarks (internal):Refer to Spirin & Zmitrovich (2004) and Zmitrovich et al. (2006) for more details regarding the changing concepts of Byssomerulius and Meruliopsis after Parmasto (1967).] 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Byssomerulius Parmasto, Eesti NSV Tead. Akad. Toim. Biol. 16: 383, 1967.
Basidiocarps wood-inhabiting or lichenized, merulioid (infundibuliform to resupinate) or corticioid; hymenophore folded, raduloid, tuberculate to even, of ceraceous consistence; trama irregular to subregular; context wadded, rather dense; hyphal system pseudodimitic; hyphae simple septate or with rare double clamp-connections, thin- to thick-walled, regularly branched at a sharp angle; contextual hyphae uninflated, not exceeding epibasidial segment in width; cystidia none; basidia long clavate, constricted, thin-walled at the bases, 4-spored; basidiospores cylindrical, slightly curved (of suballantoid or sigmoid appearance), in some cases amygdaliform, thin-walled, neither amyloid, nor dextrinoid, acyanophilous. Type of rot: white.
Genus type: Thelephora corium (= Byssomerulius corium).
 
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