Phellodon tomentosus

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Phellodon tomentosus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Thelephorales
Family: Bankeraceae
Genus: Phellodon
Species: P. tomentosus
Binomial name
Phellodon tomentosus
(L.) Banker (1906)
  • Hydnum tomentosum L. (1753)
  • Calodon tomentosus (L.) Maire (1937)

Phellodon tomentosus, commonly known as the zoned cork hydnum,[1] is a species of tooth fungus in the family Bankeraceae. First described as Hydnum tomentosum by Carl Linnaeus in 1753, it was transferred to the genus Phellodon by Howard James Banker in 1906.[2] It is found in Asia, Europe, and North America.[3]


  1. ^ McKnight VB, McKnight KH (1987). A Field Guide to Mushrooms: North America. Peterson Field Guides. Boston, Massachusetts: Houghton Mifflin. p. 98. ISBN 0-395-91090-0. 
  2. ^ Banker HJ. (1906). "A contribution to a revision of the North American Hydnaceae". Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club. 12: 99–104 (see p. 171). 
  3. ^ Zhishu B, Zheng G, Taihui L (1993). The Macrofungus Flora of China's Guangdong Province (Chinese University Press). New York, New York: Columbia University Press. p. 112. ISBN 962-201-556-5.