Biota and Environment of Natural Areas

Kochunova N.A.

Aleurodiscus diffissus (Sacc.) Burt finding in the Norsky Nature Reserve

Year: 2021, Number: 1, Pages: 51-54

In the Norsky Nature Reserve in 2018, a rare species of corticium fungus Aleurodiscus diffissus was found. An anatomical and morphological description and original photographs of the specimen are given in this article. Basidiomas are initially rounded; hyphal system is monomitic; basidia are narrowly cylindrical; basidiospores are smooth. The Aleurodiscus species settles mainly on dead branches of Ericaceae plants, found in a larch-birch forest on the basis of Rhododendron dauricum lignified stems.

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