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Pleurotus placentodes (Berk.) Sacc., 1887

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

China (southwestern) & Sikkim, India

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Saccardo, P. A. (1887). Sylloge Hymenomycetum, Vol. I. Agaricineae. Sylloge Fungorum 5: 1-1146.

 

Other references:

Berkeley, M.J. (1852) Decades of fungi, XXXVII, XXXVIII. Sikkim and Khassya fungi. Hooker’s Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany 4: 97-107.

Liu, Xiao-Bin, Li, Jing, Horak, Egon and Yang, Zhu L. (2016). Pleurotus placentodes, originally described from Sikkim, rediscovered after 164 years. Phytotaxa 267(2): 137-145. [Abstract]

https://www.gokunming.com/en/blog/item/3787/mushroom_lost_for_164_years_rediscovered

 

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