Pycnoporus coccineus

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Pycnoporus coccineus
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Polyporaceae
Genus: Pycnoporus
Species: P. coccineus
Binomial name
Pycnoporus coccineus
(Fr.) Bondartsev & Singer (1941)
  • Polyporus coccineus Fr. (1851)
  • Fomes coccineus (Fr.) Sacc. (1888)
  • Scindalma coccineum (Fr.) Kuntze (1898)
  • Polystictus coccineus (Fr.) Lloyd (1916)

Pycnoporus coccineus is a saprophytic, white-rot decomposer fungus in the family Polyporaceae. A widely distributed species, the fungus was first described scientifically by Elias Magnus Fries in 1851.


  1. ^ "GSD species synonymy: Pycnoporus coccineus (Fr.) Bondartsev & Singer". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2014-03-11. 

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