Irpex destruens

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Irpex destruens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Meruliaceae
Genus: Irpex
Species: I. destruens
Binomial name
Irpex destruens
Petch (1909)

Irpex destruens is a species of fungus in the family Meruliaceae. A plant pathogen, it causes stump rot. It was first described scientifically by English mycologist Thomas Petch in 1909.[1]


  1. ^ Petch T. (1909). "New Ceylon fungi". Annals of the Royal Botanic Gardens Peradeniya. 4: 299–307. 

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