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Lenzites betulina
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Lenzites
Fr. (1835)
Type species
Lenzites betulina
(L.) Fr. (1838)
  • Leucolenzites Falck (1909)

Lenzites is a widespread genus of wood-decay fungi in the family Polyporaceae. It was circumscribed by Elias Magnus Fries in 1835.[2]


A 2008 estimate placed 6 species in Lenzites.[3] As of October 2016, Index Fungorum accepts 26 species:[4]


  1. ^ "Lenzites Fr. :339, 1835". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2013-01-01. 
  2. ^ Fries, Elias (1835). Corpus Florarum provincialium suecicae I. Floram Scanicam (in Latin). Typis Palmblad, Sebell. p. 339. 
  3. ^ Kirk, P.M.; Cannon, P.F.; Minter, D.W.; Stalpers, J.A. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 368. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  4. ^ Kirk, P.M. (ed.). "Species Fungorum (version 28th September 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2016-10-22. 
  5. ^ Murrill WA (1908). "North American flora 9. Part 2". New York: The New York Botanical Garden: 128. 

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