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Remarks (public):Stereopsis is closely related to Cotylidia, but it differs in the absence of cystidia. The phylogenetical relationships remain still unclear (Larsson 2007b). 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Stereopsis D.A. Reid, Nova Hedwigia, Beih. 18: 290, 1965.
Type species: Thelephora radicans Berk., J. Bot., London 3: 190, 1844.
Basidiome flabelliform to infundibuliform, stereoid, stipitate, upper sterile surface and hymenophore smooth to rugose. Hyphal system monomitic, hyphae with simple-septa or clamps, thin-walled. Gloeocysitidia present or absent. Basidia clavate, with 4-sterigmata, with a simple septum or a basal clamp. Basidiospores ellipsoid to subglobose, smooth, thin-walled, IKI-, acyanophilous.
 
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