Meripilus

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Meripilus
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Meripilus giganteus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Meripilaceae
Genus: Meripilus
P.Karst. (1882)
Type species
Meripilus giganteus
(Pers.) P.Karst. (1882)
Species

M. applanatus
M. giganteus
M. maculatus
M. sumstinei
M. tropicalis
M. villosulus

Synonyms[1]

Meripilus is a fungal genus in the family Meripilaceae.[1] The genus name combines the Ancient Greek words μερίς ("part" or "portion") and πιλος ("cap").[2]

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Meripilus P. Karst. 1882". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-02-07.
  2. ^ Donk, M.A. (1960). "The generic names proposed for Polyporaceae". Persoonia. 1 (2): 173–302.
  3. ^ a b c Corner, E.J.H. (1984). Ad Polyporaceas II & III. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia. 78. Lubrecht & Cramer. pp. 187, 202–203.
  4. ^ Larsen, M.J.; Lombard, F.F. (1988). "The status of Meripilus giganteus (Aphyllophorales, Polyporaceae) in North America" (PDF). Mycologia. 80 (5): 612–621. doi:10.2307/3807709. JSTOR 3807709.
  5. ^ Guzmán, G.; Pérez-Silva, E. (1975). "Una nueva especie de Meripilus, hongo gigante destructor de la madera en la selva tropical de Mexico". Boletín de la Sociedad Mexicana de Micologia (in Spanish). 9: 53–59.