Fungus
 

Lentinus squarrosulus

Kulat Putih
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SSN 13537
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Taxonomy

The taxanomic status is pending for approval

Description

The cap of this fungus is convex then plane and funnel-shaped, tough, white becoming pale cream to buff with age with small, pale to dark brown scales, more dense at the centre becoming smaller and more spread out towards the margin and the margin is thin, wavy and splits with age. The gills are cream to dark cream, crowded and decurrent while the stipe is more or less eccentric, white, fibrous and covered with fine scales downwards towards the abrupt base. This fungus has white and tough flesh. It is usually found growing in tufts on dead wood and stumps in the forest and in the open.

Location

by State Location
  • Johor 1
  • Kedah 2
  • Pahang 1
  • Sabah 2
  • Sarawak 1
  • Selangor 1
by Protected Areas Location
  • National/State Park 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Biodiversity Experts

Profile
Jaya Seelan Sathiya Seelan (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Fungi
  • Digital Sequence Information (DSI)
  • Living Modified Organism (LMO)
  • Synthetic Biology
  • Protected Areas
  • Climate Change
  • Invasive Alien Species
Lee Su See (Dr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Fungi
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Ecosystems
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Forest
  • PM
Mohammad Hafiz Syukri Bin Kassim (Mr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
  • Fungi
  • Agricultural
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Forest
  • Genetics
  • SBH
Thi Bee Kin (Mrs.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
  • Fungi
  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation
  • Forest
  • Genetics
  • Molecular
  • Science
  • Systematics
  • Taxonomy
  • PM
PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Book
  1. FRIM : A Year of Colours, 2014. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 127.
  2. Lee, S.S. (2017). A Field Guide to the Larger Fungi of FRIM. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 174.
  3. Chua, L.S.L., Lee, S.S., Lee, S.S., Alias, S.A., Jones, E.G.B., Zainuddin, N. & Chan, H.T. (2012). Checklist of Fungi of Malaysia, Issue/No. 132. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 556. — [ Adobe PDF (PDF) ]
  4. Lee, S.S., Chang, Y.S. & Rashid, N.M.N. (2006). Common edible mushrooms of Orang Asli communities in Peninsular Malaysia.. Institut Penyelidikan Perhutanan Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 16.

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Citation :- Lentinus squarrosulus. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/13537. Downloaded on 11 December 2019.

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