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 Add this item to the list  Poria phlebiaeformis Berk. Fig. 112
   
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Description:Poria phlebiaeformis Berk. Fig. 112
Grevillea 15:24. 1886 (K; BPI; FH; NY). Poria rubrochorda Petch,
Ceylon Roy. Bot. Gard. Perad. Ann. 6:204. 1917 (K).
Annual, small, up to 2 mm thick, probably separable, without distinctive taste; margin white to pale yellowish brown, mycelioid to radially fimbriate, wide, sometimes with a strong develo µment of rhizomorphs; pore surface orange, drying pinkish brown to dark orange, slightly glancing, the tubes soft and fragile, or soft-corky, up to 2 mm long, pores subangular, 5-6 per mm, edges narrow, entire; context white, below becoming concolorous with the tramal tissue, soft, thin, continuing without change of texture into the trama.
Tissue darkening and becoming rose-purplish in KOH; hyphal system dimitic, the context of skeletal hyphae which are closely interwoven, rarely branched, thin- to thick-walled, nonseptate, 1.5-4 µm in diameter, and of generative hyphae which are thin-walled, nodose-septate, 2-3 µm in diameter; tramal tissue continuous with the context and the hyphae similar; hymenium about 9-13 µm thick; cystidia none; basidia broadly clavate, 8-13 x 6-8 µm; spores hyaline, smooth, IKI -, oblong-ellipsoid to ellipsoid, usually apiculate, 4.5-5.5 x 2.5-3.5 µm.
On angiosperms in Fla., Canal Zone, Cuba, French Guiana, and Ceylon; associated with a white rot. Poria rhoadsii is similar externally when dry but differs in being yellow when fresh, in lacking rhizomorphs, in having a monomitic hyphal system, and smaller spores, 3-5 x 1.5-2 /. P. flavipora Berk. & Curt., from Venezuela, resembles this externally but differs in having a monomitic hyphal system, and without change in KOH. pp. Pore surface white or cream to yellowish.
 
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