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Stereum hirsutum
Stereum hirsutum
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Stereaceae
Type genus
Hill ex Pers.

The Stereaceae are a family of corticioid fungi in the Russulales order. Species in the family have a widespread distribution, are lignicolous or terrestrial (in leaf litter), and typically saprobic.[2] According to the Dictionary of the Fungi, the family contains 22 genera and 125 species.[3]

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There is also phylogenetic evidence that the species known as BY1 is in Stereaceae, but has yet to be desctibed completely.[4]


  1. ^ "Stereaceae Pilát 1930". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2010-11-07. 
  2. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 664. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  4. ^ Schwenk, Daniel; Nett, Markus; Dahse, Hans-Martin; Horn, Uwe; Blanchette, Robert A.; Hoffmeister, Dirk (24 November 2014). "Injury-Induced Biosynthesis of Methyl-Branched Polyene Pigments in a White-Rotting Basidiomycete" (PDF). Journal of Natural Products. 77 (12): 2658–2663. doi:10.1021/np500552a. ISSN 0163-3864. OCLC 5720290006. PMID 25420175. Retrieved 23 February 2018. 

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