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Fungus

Microporus affinis

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SSN 21901
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

The cap of this fungus is fan to bivalve shell-shaped to almost circular, plane, with concentric patterns of buff, reddish brown to dark brick zones, glossy, flexible and finely hairy near the stipe discernible only with a hand lens. It has white to cream and pores round of pore surface. The stipe is lateral, finely velvety, pale brown darkening with age becoming rusty brown to blackish and glossy with a disc at the base. It has white and thin flesh. This fungus grows gregariously on decayed branches and logs in the forest.

Location

by State Location
  • Negeri Sembilan 1
  • Pahang 3
  • Perak 2
  • Sarawak 1
  • Selangor 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

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Jaya Seelan Sathiya Seelan (Dr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
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Lee Su See (Dr.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
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Mohammad Hafiz Syukri Bin Kassim (Mr.)
Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)
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Thi Bee Kin (Mrs.)
Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)
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PM - Peninsular Malaysia; SBH - Sabah; SWK - Sarawak; SEA - Southeast Asia; W - World;

References

Article
  1. Teoh, Y.P., Mashitah, M.D. & Ujang, S. (2015). Antifungal Activities of Selected Wood-Degrading Fungi of Rubberwood. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 27 (3), 325-333
Book
  1. Chua, L.S.L., 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) ]
  2. Lee, S.S. (2017). A Field Guide to the Larger Fungi of FRIM. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 174.
  3. Mohammad, M.S., Zainon, K & Zulfadhlan, A.K. (2013). Proceedings of The 2nd Temengor Scientific Expedition 2012. Pulau Banding Foundation, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia. pp. 388.
  4. Zainuddin, N., Lee, S.S., Chan, H.T. & Thi, B.K. (2010). A Guidebook to the Macrofungi of Tasik Bera. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 80.
Newsletter
  1. Ida Suraini, A.S. (2014, December). FRIM in FOCUS. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM). Retrived November 12, 2015, from https://www.mybis.gov.my/art/114

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Ms. Norayuni Binti Ramlee, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Siti Nor Hidayati Kamaruddin, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Mohd Salleh

Species Citation :- Microporus affinis. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/21901. [Retrieved 02 March 2024].

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