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 Add this item to the list   Phellinus gilvus (Schw.:Fr.) Pat.,
   
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Remarks (internal):Phellinus gilvus is among the most commonly collected fungi in the tropics as it often occurs in exposed localities, and thus conspicuous. Superficially it reminds about an Inonotus species by its annual and small basidiocarps. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Phellinus gilvus (Schw.:Fr.) Pat.,
Ess. Tax. Hym., p. 97, 1900. - Boletus gilvus Schw., Schr. Nat. Ges. Leipzig 1:96, 1822. -Polyporus gilvus Schw: Fr., Elench. Fung., p. 104, 1828.
Basidiocarps perennial or annual, sessile to slightly effused-reflexed; pilei solitary or imbricate, dimidiate, up to 7 x 12 x 3 cm; upper surface reddish to yellowish brown, scrupose, warted or even hispid in parts, tomentose to glabrous, often rugose, zonate or azonate; margin concolorous; pore surface dark purplish brown, the pores circular, 6-8 per mm, with thick, entire dissepiments; context bright yellowish brown, zonate, fibrous, up to 2 cm thick; tramal tissue concolorous and continuous with the context, tube layer white-stuffed, up to 1 cm thick.
Hyphal system dimitic, generative hyphae simple-septate, 3-5 µm in diam, skeletal hyphae yellowish brown, thick-walled, 3-5 µm in diam; tramal hyphae similar.
Hymenial setae abundant, subulate, sharp, thick-walled, dark brown in KOH, 20-30 x 5-6 µm.
Basidia broadly clavate, 4-sterigmate, 5-11 x 5-7 µm, simple-septate at the base.
Basidiospores ellipsoid to ovoid, hyaline, smooth, negative in Melzer's reagent, 4-5 x 3-3.5 µm.
Substrata. Living and dead hardwoods in many genera.
Distribution. Throughout the tropical zones.
 
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