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Remarks (public): Laxitextum is characterized by the stereoid basidiome, the presence of gloeocystidia and by the minutely echinulate amyloid basidiospores. Molecular studies by Larsson & Larsson (2003) and Larsson et al. (2004) show that Laxitextum is closely related to Hericium in the russuloid clade. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Laxitextum Lentz, U.S. Dept. Agric. Monogr. 24: 18, 1956.
Basidiome resupinate a effuse-reflexed (stereoid), upper sterile surface tomentose, hymenophore smooth, whitish. Hyphal system monomitic, hyphae with clamps, thin-walled, brown in the trama. Cystidia (gloeocystidia) cylindrical to subulate, frequently constricted, enclosed or sligthly projecting. Basidia tubular to clavate, with 4-sterigmata, and with a basal clamp. Basidiospores ellipsoid to subglobose, finely asperulate to echinulate, amyloid.

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