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Remarks (public):The type species characteristically grows on conifers and has a resupinate, cinnamon basidiocarps with large, irpicoid pores. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:CASTANOPORUS Ryvarden, Synopsis Fung. 5:121, 1991.
Basidiocarps annual, resupinate, effused, margin wide, cinnamon; pores angular to irpicoid, cinnamon to purplish, 1-2 per mm; hyphal system monomitic; generative hyphae simple-septate; cystidia conical, thick-walled, mostly encrusted;
basidiospores cylindrical, 6-7 x 2-3 µm. Monotypic, temperate Asian genus, on conifers.
Type species: Merulius castaneus Lloyd

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