Phellinus igniarius

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Phellinus igniarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Fungi
Phylum:Basidiomycota
Class:Basidiomycetes
Subclass:Incertae sedis
Order:Hymenochaetales
Family:Hymenochaetaceae
Genus:Phellinus
Species:P. igniarius
Binomial name
Phellinus igniarius
(L.) Quél., (1886)
 
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Phellinus igniarius
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Fungi
Phylum:Basidiomycota
Class:Basidiomycetes
Subclass:Incertae sedis
Order:Hymenochaetales
Family:Hymenochaetaceae
Genus:Phellinus
Species:P. igniarius
Binomial name
Phellinus igniarius
(L.) Quél., (1886)

Phellinus igniarius is a plant pathogen that was believed to be used by Pilgrims at Plymouth in 1621.[1]

Description and ecology[edit]

The species is a polypore one which have pores on the bottom that bear basidiospores. It is xanthochroic and have a simple septa[disambiguation needed] with dark coloured setae. The species is creating a white rot that causes the tree to decay.[1]

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