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Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Radulomyces confluens (Fr.) M.P. Christ., Dansk bot. Ark. 19(2): 230, 1960.
Bas.: Thelephora confluens Fr., Observ. mycol. (Havniae) 1: 152, 1815.
Basidiome resupinate, adnate, more or less ceraceous when fresh, hymenophore smooth, whitish to cream or greyish, margin more or less indeterminated. Hyphal system monomitic, hyphae with clamps, 1-3 µm wide, thin-walled, ramified and densely interwoven forming a compact texture, subicular hyphae with thin or slightly thickened walls, hyaline. Cystidia absent but hyphal ends present in the basidial layer, not ramified or scarcely branched, but not comparable to dendrohyphidia. Basidia clavate, sinuous, 35-60 x 6-10 µm, with 4-sterigmata and a basal clamp, with numerous oildrops. Basidiospores ellipsoid to subglobose, 6-8.5(-10) x 6-8.5 µm, usually smooth (in some specimens basidiospores minutely warted can be present), with sligthly thickened walls, IKI-, with abundant oil content.
Distribution in Europe: Russia, Estonia, France, Germany, Belarus, Bulgaria, Poland, Hungary, Irland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Slovenia, Serbia, Belgium, United Kingdom, Slovenia, Belarus, Russia, Romania, Portugal, Turkey, Sweden, Austria, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Switzerland, Finland, Spain, Ukraine, and the Caucasus. Common and widespread species all over in Europe.
Substrata: it occurs on Fagus sylvatica, Quercus ilex, Populus alba, Cistus spp., Arbutus unedo, Ilex aquifolium, Robinia pseudoacacia, Fraxinus excelsior, Ulmus minor, Corylus avellana, Carpinus orientalis, but also on Taxus baccata, Juniperus phoenicea, J. oxycedrus, J. communis, Pinus pinea and Abies alba.
 
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