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 Add this item to the list  Pteridomyces Jülich,gen. nov.
   
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Remarks (internal):he type species of Pteridomyces is up to now only found on old fronds of ferns (Arthyrium, Dryopteris). It was originally described as Epithele, but the type of that genus has much larger basidia and very large, thick-walled spores. Epithele galzinii has been compared with Athelopsis, but the basidiocarp is not loosely pellicular, the hyphae are not loosely arranged and the basidia are not podobasidial. 
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Description:Pteridomyces Jülich,gen. nov.
Basidiocarp resupinate, effused, adnate, membranaceous. Hymenial surface minutely odontioid. Hyphal system monomitic. Hyphae hyaline, densely arranged, thin-walled, with clamps. Cystidia absent. Spines sterile (hyphal pegs), consisting of parallelly arranged, thin-walled, hyaline, clamped hyphae. Basidia hyaline, clavate, with a basal clamp, four-spored, about 10- 15 µm long. Spores hyaline, smooth, thin-walled, inamyloid.
Type locality: France.
 
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