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 Add this item to the list  POLYPORUS ROSULARIS n. sp. Plate I, Fig 2.
   
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Description:POLYPORUS ROSULARIS n. sp. Plate I, Fig 2.
Hymenophore annual, hard and horny though brittle, compound, rosulate, of numerous (5-15) pilei united by a broad stem-like base to a common stroma. Pilei simple or branched, digitate, spathulate, or urceolate, to 3 cm. x 3 cm. x 15 mm., attached by a broad base about 0.3-0.5 the width of the pileus; surface cream, becoming pallid ochre, irregular, radiately sulcate, finely tomentose, cuticle to 100 µm thick, composed of densely woven hyphae arranged in a palisade embedded in mucilage; margin reddish-brown, or concolorous, thin and horny, translucent, much lobed or crenate acute or bluntly rounded; hymenial surface decurrent, cream or pallid ochre, darker peripherally, with or without a narrow sterile margin, dissepiments not toothed. Context straw colour, 1-2 mm. thick, of radiately arranged hyphae, firm but brittle; generative hyphae 6-8 µm thick, wall 1.0µm, ribbon-like, lumen staining, sparsely branched, septate, with large clamp connections. Pores straw colour in section, 1-1. 5 mm. deep, 150-200 µm diameter, or 4-5 per mm.; dissepiments 50-200 µm thick, equal, of woven mainly parallel hyphae, apex equal, finely velutinate. Basidial type clavate, basidia clavate, 14-16 x 5-7 µm, persistent. Spores broadly obovate, 4-5 x 3.5-4 µm, smooth, hyaline.
DISTRIBUTION: New Zealand.
HABITAT: Growing upon rotting logs or stumps.
Nothofagus sp.
Nelson. Mt. Arthur Tableland, 3, 500 feet, Feb., 1928, G. H. C.Hawkes Bay. Waikare-iti Track, Lake Waikaraemoana, Jan., 1933, J. G. Gibbs, type collection.
Separated from P. anthracophilus and P. rosulatus by the palisade cuticle of the pileus, smaller pores and differently shaped spores. The hymenophore is hard and horny, almost cartilaginous, and pilei are firmly cemented together.

 
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