Perenniporia koreana, a new wood-rotting basidiomycete from South Korea

Yeongseon Jang, Seokyoon Jang, Young Woon Lim, Changmu Kim, Jae Jin Kim

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A new Perenniporia species, P. koreana, is described based on morphological and molecular data from specimens collected from Gyeonggi-do and Gangwon-do, Korea. It is characterized by annual resupinate basidiocarps that are very pale brown to yellow when dry. Microscopically, it has a dimitic hyphal system with dextrinoid and cyanophilous skeletal hyphae, and its basidiospores are ellipsoid, hyaline, thick-walled, smooth, dextrinoid, cyanophilous, (5.9-)6-7(-7.5) × (3.7-)3.9-5.2(- 5.7) μm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)173-179
Number of pages7
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Jan 1


  • Phylogeny
  • Polyporaceae
  • Polypore
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Plant Science


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