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Remarks (internal):The main characteristics of G. australe are a very hard pilear crust thicker than 0.5 mm (although young specimens may have a thinner but hard crust) and a context with resinous deposits. Ganoderma applanatumdiffers in smaller basidiospores and a thinner pilear crust. Although a cosmopolitan species, occurrences of G. australe are often underestimated because of wrong determinations. Studied specimens agree with the descriptions [some cited as G. tornatum] of Gottlieb & Wright (1999b), Kotlaba & Pouzar (1971), Melo (1986), Núñez & Ryvarden (2000), Pegler & Young (1973), Ryvarden & Johansen (1980), Steyaert (1967, 1975), Tellería (1980); refer to these authors for a complete description. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Ganoderma australe (Fr.: Fr.) Pat., Bull. Soc. mycol. Fr. 5: 71 (1889).
≡ Polyporus australis Fr.: Fr., Elench. Fung. 1: 108 (1828).
= Ganoderma tornatum (Pers.) Bres., Hedwigia 53: 55 (1912).
Basidiospores 8.4-12 x 6-7.2 µm, Q = 1.4-1.57, ellipsoid, apex truncate, yellowish-brown, inamyloid; perisporium wrinkled, reddish-brown; exosporium with inter-walled pillars 0.3-0.4 µm thick, free.
Habitat: Dense ombrophilous forest.

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