Comprehensive Description

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Pyropolyporus subpectinatus Murrill, sp. nov
Pileus woody, thin, conchate, dimidiate to flabelliform, imbricate, laterally connate, often decurrent and effused behind, 2-4X4-8X0.3-0.5 cm. ; surface conspicuously tomentose, repeatedly slightly sulcate, longitudinally furrowed at times, chestnut-brown, with a thin black crust beneath a heavy coating of tomentum ; margin subacute, sterile, tomentose, ferruginous, undulate to lobed: context very thin, ferruginous to fulvous, 1-2 mm. thick; tubes indistinctly stratified, 1-2 mm. long each season, fulvous within, mouths circular, extremely minute, 9-10 to a mm., edges thin, entire, glistening, dark-melleous to ferruginous: spores globose, smooth, light-brown, 2/^ ; cystidia none.
Type collected at Ciego de Avila, Cuba, on dead wood in a dense virgin forest, March 21, 1905, F. S. Earle & W. A. Murrill 629.
DISTRIBUTION" : Mexico ; Cuba ; Jamaica.
bibliographic citation
William Alphonso MurrilI, Gertrude Simmons BurIingham, Leigh H Pennington, John Hendly Barnhart. 1907-1916. (AGARICALES); POLYPORACEAE-AGARICACEAE. North American flora. vol 9. New York Botanical Garden, New York, NY
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