Boreostereaceae

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Boreostereaceae
Veluticeps.abietina.-.lindsey.jpg
Veluticeps abietina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Boreostereaceae
Jülich (1982)
Genera

Boreostereum
Columnocystis
Mycothele
Veluticeps

Boreostereaceae is a family of fungi in the order Polyporales. Members of this family, which have a worldwide distribution (especially in northern temperate regions) are known to be wood decayers, causing white and brown rots of both conifers and broad-leaved trees.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. ISBN 0-85199-827-5.