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Fomitopsis pinicola 1.JPG
Fomitopsis pinicola, member of the Fomitopsidaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Fomitopsidaceae
Jülich (1982)
Type genus
P.Karst. (1881)

The Fomitopsidaceae are a family of fungi in the order Polyporales. Most species are parasitic on woody plants, and tend to cause brown rots.[1]



  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. CAB International. pp. 127–128. ISBN 978-0-85199-827-5. 
  2. ^ Niemelä, T.; Kinnunen, J.; Larsson, K.H.; Schigel, D.D.; Larsson, E. (2005). "Genus revisions and new combinations of some North European polypores". Karstenia. 45 (2): 75–80. 

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