Three polypore specimens were collected from Hainan, southern China. They are described and illustrated here as a new species, Amylosporus succulentus, based on a combination of morphological characters and phylogenetic (ITS and nLSU sequences) data. It is characterized by poroid basidiocarps, both simple septate and clamped generative hyphae, hymenial hyphae without clamp connections, and finely asperulate and amyloid basidiospores. These characters are typical for Amylosporus. In the phylogenetic perspective, A. succulentus is closely related to A. campbellii, the generic type, and nested within the Wrightoporiaceae clade. A key to accepted species of Amylosporus worldwide is provided.
You have requested a machine translation of selected content from our databases. This functionality is provided solely for your convenience and is in no way intended to replace human translation. Neither BioOne nor the owners and publishers of the content make, and they explicitly disclaim, any express or implied representations or warranties of any kind, including, without limitation, representations and warranties as to the functionality of the translation feature or the accuracy or completeness of the translations.
Translations are not retained in our system. Your use of this feature and the translations is subject to all use restrictions contained in the Terms and Conditions of Use of the BioOne website.