Bjerkandera adusta

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Bjerkandera adusta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Meruliaceae
Genus: Bjerkandera
Species: B. adusta
Binomial name
Bjerkandera adusta
(Willd.) P.Karst. (1880)[1]

Bjerkandera adusta, commonly known as the smoky polypore,[2] is a species of fungus in the family Meruliaceae. It is a plant pathogen that causes white rot. It was first described scientifically as Boletus adustus by Carl Ludwig Willdenow in 1787.[3]


  1. ^ Karsten P. (1879). "Symbolae ad mycologiam Fennicam. VI". Meddelanden af Societas pro Fauna et Flora Fennica (in Latin). 5: 15–46. 
  2. ^ Ostry ME, O'Brien JG, Anderson NA (2011). Field Guide to Common Macrofungi in Eastern Forests and Their Ecosystem Functions. Government Printing Office. p. 31. ISBN 978-0-16-088611-9. 
  3. ^ von Willdenow CL. (1787). Florae Berolinensis Prodromus (in Latin). p. 392. 

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