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Remarks (public):The clavate to ovoid setoid elements with short and irregular spines on the top, the small pores and the dark-brown pore surface when dry make the species characteristic within the genus. 
Description type:Non-original description 
Description:Echinochaete cinnamomea-squamulosa (P.Henn.) Reid Fig. 4 Kew Bull. 17:283, 1963 . Polyporus cinnamomea-squamulosus P. Henn., Bot. Jahrb. 30:43, 1901.
Basidiocarps annual, usually solitary, 2.5-6 cm wide, 2.5-7 cm measured radially and up to 5 mm thick, flabelliform to spathulate with a short stipe-like base, consistency fleshy when fresh, brittle to hard when dry; pileus surface dark reddish-brown, often radially striate, smooth and covered with a dull, rusty to chestnut, finely adpressed tomentum which soon wears away, more persistent near the base, margin entire or weakly lobed and incised; pore surface dark umber to chestnut, rarely pale buff, pores round to weakly angular, 5-6 per mm, often invisible to the naked eye, dissepiments entire to weakly fimbriate, usually quite thick, tubes up to 2 mm long, concolorous or paler than the pore surface; context cinnamon to ochraceous, paler than the pore layer, up to 3 mm thick; stipe tapering, usually about 5 mm long.
Hyphal system dimitic; generative hyphae with clamps, in the tubes hyaline, thinwalled; skeleto-binding hyphae dendroid, thick-walled and pale brown to golden, dextrinoid, up to 6 µm wide.
Setoid elements present, on the pileus ovate to clavaroid and spinous, 15-35 x 8-15 µm, thick-walled, golden-brown to dark-brown, in the dissepiments slender, but mostly distinctly widened at the apex and with numerous spines or short, partly forked protuberances, up to 60 µm long. Basidiospores cylindrical, hyaline, smooth and thin-walled, 9-12 x 3-4 µm.
Cultural characteristics. Unknown.
Substrata. On dead hardwood.
Distribution. The species seems to be restricted to tropical Africa.
 
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