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Description:CORIOLOPSIS ASPERA (Jungh.) Teng.
True fungi of China p. 759, 1964. - Polyporus asper Jungh. Verh. Batavisch. Genootsch. 17:60, 1838
(L!). - Polyporus strigatus Berk. Lond. J. Bot. 6:502, 1847 (K!). - Polyporus olivaceus E. Rostr. in Johs. Schmidt, Bot. Tidsskr. 24:359, 1902 (C!). - Polyporus hostmannii Berk, in Hooker, Lond. J. Bot. 1:139, 1842 (K'). - Trametes badia Berk. in Hooker, Lond. J. Bot. 1:151, 1842 (K!). - Polyporus koenigii Berk., Ann. Nat. Hist. 3:383(K!). - Fomes lineato-scaber Berk. & Br. Trans. Linn. Soc. Bot. Ser. 2, vol. 2:59, 1883 (K!). - Polyporus curreyii Berk. & Cooke, Grevillea 15:21, 1886 (K'). - Polyporus fuscellus Lév. in Zollinger Syst. Verzeichnis 1854:17 (PC!). - Polyporus cohaerens L v. Ann. Sci. Nat Ser. 3 vol 5:132, 1844, (L, PC!). - Trametes amplopora Lloyd ex Stevenson & Cash Bull. Lloyd Lib. Mus. 35:142, 1936 (teste Fidalgo 1968:49).
- Polyporus heteroporus Mont. Ann. Sci. Nat. II. 16:273, 1841 (PC!).
Special literature: Fidalgo, M.P.K. 1965, Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 17, No 2:49-55.
FRUITBODY annual to perennial, solitary or imbricate making clusters of pilei from the same base, often somewhat effused on the substrate, up to 10.5 cm broad, 5.5 cm wide and 1(1.5) cm in total thickness, but several fruitbodies may fuse to form a larger one. Consistency hard when dry. PILEUS dimidiate to flabelliform with a tapering base, flat to slightly convex, colour dark fulvous to ferruginous in young specimens, more chestnut to reddish-brown with darker patches when older, usually with a distinct reddish tint, concentrically sulcate and ridged, radially striate with warts, and scrupose tuft of agglutinated hairs, most erect near the base, more flattened near the margin. The hair disappear. A very thin cuticle is present. Margin acute to more round, thin, often somewhat deflexed. PORE SURFACE fulvous to rusty-brown often with an ashy grey tint, usually darker than the context, pores round, entire, relatively thick-walled, 3-4 per mm, tubes concolourous,' up to 7 mm long. Margin often sterile, 1-2 mm broad. CONTEXT fulvous, rusty-brown to umber, turning black in KOH, usually zoned reflecting the growth zones, up to 10 mm thick.
HYPHAL SYSTEM trimitic, generative hyphae often collapsed and difficult to find, hyaline, thin-walled, but always with a distinct lumen often with secondary adventitious septa, up to 8 µm in diameter. Binding hyphae irregular in outline, strongly branched or with a few long tapering branches, thick-walled, yellow to light brown, up to 6 µm in diameter. SPORES cylindrical, 9-12 x 3-4.5 µm, hyaline, thin-walled and non-amyloid.
HABITAT. On dead angiosperms. DISTRIBUTION. Throughout the paleotropic area, but seemingly more common in Asia and Australia than in Africa where it is rather rare. Specimens have been seen in Africa from Cameroon, Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania.
REMARKS. The species may be recognized when it is typically developed by its forked hairs and erect processes on the pileus, usually in reddish-brown colours and rather large pores. Later the hairs disappear and only a more finely scrupose or warted surface is left. It may then be confused with C. sanguinaria which, however, is more golden yellow in the context and the pore surface besides the pores are smaller, the same goes for the spores. Further C. aspera is a more applanate and pileate species while C. sanguinaria frequently has a decurrent pore surface.
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