Mycologia 2019 Sep-Oct;111(5):813-831. Epub 2019 Sep 16.
National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET) and Área de Protección Forestal, Centro de Investigación y Extensión Forestal Andino Patagónico , C.C. 14, 9200 Esquel , Chubut , Argentina.
The genus includes resupinate and pileate species of polypores with a dimitic hyphal system, small, globose to cylindrical basidiospores, absence of cystidia, tetrapolar mating system, and haplo-dikaryotic nuclear behavior. Recent studies, however, indicate that is highly polyphyletic, so many of its species have been transferred to other genera. This study reviews the systematic status and diversity of from the Neotropics based, in part, on studies of type specimens. Read More