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George P. Chamuris:

The non-stipitate stereoid fungi in the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada

Contributions from the U.S. National Fungus Collections No.4

Published for: New York Botanical Garden; Collaborators: Mycological Society of America

1988. 247 pages, 68 figures, 15x23cm, 620 g
Language: English

(Mycologia Memoir, Volume 14)

ISBN 978-3-443-76004-5, paperback, price: 50.00 €

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 7
CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION 9
GeographicaL Scope 10
Distribution of Non-Stipitate Stereoid Fungi 12
Taxonomic History 12
Family Placement of Stereoid Fungi 13
Taxonomic Citations 14
Specimens examined 14
Ecology 14
Substrata 14
Wood Decay 16
Diseases 18
Forest Products Deterioration 19
Interactions with Other Organisms 20
CHAPTER TWO: IDENTIFICATION OF SPECIMENS 23
Methods and Materials 23
Characters Used in Identification 24
Short Dichotomous Keys to Genera and Selected Species 34
Synoptic Key to Genera Treated in Chapters Three and Four 38
CHAPTER THREE: DESCRIPTIONS AND ILLUSTRATIONS OF NON-STIPITATE STEREOID
FUNGI (with Additional Literature Cited) 41
Amylostereum 41
Boreostereum 46
Chondrostereum 50
ColumnocYstis 56
Cystostereum 64
Dendrophora 69
Laurilia 79
Laxitextum 83
Lopharia 87
Stereum 93
Xyloblous 131
CHAPTER FOUR: SPECIES COMMONLY MISTAKEN FOR STEREOID FUNGI 138
Aleurodiscus 138
Cylindrobasidium 141
Cytidia 144
Dendrocorticium 145
Dendrothele 148
Eichleriella 151
Hymenochaete 153
Meruliopsis 159
Peniophora 162
Phanerochaete 167
Punctularia 170
CHAPTER FIVE: CULTURES 173
Methods and Materials 173
Nobles' Species Code 174
Tables Summarizing Cultural Characteristics 176-178
Notes on Selected Taxa 179
APPENDIX A: SUBSTRATUM INDEX (with authors of plant names) 187
APPENDIX B: SPECIMENS EXAMINED FROM THE STUDY AREA 194
GLOSSARY 215
LITERATURE CITED 220
INDEX TO TAXA 244