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 Add this item to the list  Trametes ljubarskyii Pilát Fig 358
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Remarks (internal):This species may be overlooked or confused with T. ochracea although basidiocarps of that species usually have a more tomentose and zonate pileus. The relatively short and wide spores of T. ljubarskvii are diagnostic and unique in the European representatives of the genus.
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Trametes ljubarskyii Pilát Fig 358
Bull. Soc. Mycol. Fr. 52:309, 1936.
Basidiocarps annual, persisting for a few years, effused-reflexed to sessile, pilei dimidiate, up to 15 cm long, 8 cm wide and 3 cm thick at the base, single or imbricate; upper surface at first velutinate, soon becoming glabrous and dull, azonate, at first whitish, soon ochraceous to pale greyish brown in spots or smaller areas; margin obtuse and pale grey; pore surface white to pale ochraceous or with a faint greyish tint, pores circular to angular, 3-4 per mm, dissepiments thin, becoming slightly lacerate; context white to pale cream, tough-fibrous, usually zonate; tube layer concolorous with pore surface, up to 2 cm thick.
Hyphal system trimitic; generative hyphae with clamps, hyaline, thin-walled, 1.5-3 µm in diam; skeletal hyphae hyaline, thick-walled, nonseptate, 3-7 µm in diam; binding hyphae present in context, tortuous, hyaline, thick-walled to solid, 1.5-3 µm in diam. Cystidia absent; fusoid cystidioles present, 15-20 x 6-8 µm .
Basidia clavate, 4-sterigmate, 17-22 x 8-10 µm, with a basal clamp.
Basidiospores cylindric to oblong-ellipsoid with a straight side when viewed sideways, hyaline, smooth, negative in Melzer's reagent, 5-6 x 3-4 µm.
Type of rot. White rot of hardwoods.
Cultural characteristics. See David 1966.
Sexuality. Heterothallic and tetrapolar (David 1966).
Substrata. In Europe known from dead wood of Acacia, Carpinus, Prunus and Quercus, once also found on Pinus (see Pieri & Rivoire 1993).
Distribution. In Europe from Portugal to Yugoslavia and east to Caspain Sea in Russia.
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