Native Fungus

Schizophyllum commune

Cendawan Kukur
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SSN 24025
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Taxonomy

The taxonomic status is pending for approval

Description

The cap of this fungus is fan-shaped to shell-shaped, ashy grey to brown and densely finely hairy. Its margin is incurved and striate with many small lobes producing a frill-like appearance. It has white, thin and tough flesh while its gills are cream to brownish, radiating from the short stalk or point of attachment. This fungus is commonly found growing gregariously on dead branches and tree trunks.

Location

by State Location
  • Johore 1
  • Kedah 5
  • Negeri Sembilan 1
  • Perak 2
  • Selangor 1
Based on publications, specimens, and images

Biodiversity Experts

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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
  • Agriculture
  • 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

Article
  1. Abdullah, F. & Go, R. (2009). Documentation of inherited knowledge on wild edible fungi from Malaysia. BLUMEA - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants 54 (1-3), 35-38
  2. Chang, Y.S. & Lee, S.S. (2004). Utilisation of macrofungi species in Malaysia. Fungal Diversity 15, 15-22
  3. Lee, S.S., Chang, Y.S. & Rashid, N.M.N. (2008). Utilization of Macrofungi by Some Indigenous Communities for Food and Medicine in Peninsular Malaysia. Sustainable Forest Management and Poverty Alleviation: Roles of Traditional Forest-related Knowledge. pp. 94-97
  4. Paul, V., Tang, P.L., Jocelyn, C.I.A., Ajik, M., Chung, A.Y.C. & Midin, N. (2019). A preliminary checklist and notes on macrofungi from the Rainforest Discovery Centre, Sandakan, Sabah. Sepilok Bulletin. 28, 1-17. http://www.forest.sabah.gov.my/docs/frc/Sepilok%20Bulletin%20Vol%2028%20(2019).pdf
  5. 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. Abdul Rahman, A.R., Mohd Nasir, A.H., Ahmad Fadzil, A.M., Richard, A.M. & Latiff, A. (2014). Hutan Gunung Besar Hantu, Negeri Sembilan: Pengurusan Hutan, Persekitaran Fizikal dan Kepelbagaian Biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 254.
  2. 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) ]
  3. Lee, S.S. (2017). A Field Guide to the Larger Fungi of FRIM. Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Malaysia. pp. 174.
  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.
  5. 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.
  6. Shaharuddin, M.I., Wan Yusof, W.A., Jalil, M.S., Yusoff, M. & Latiff, A. (2006). Hutan Simpan Gunung Jerai, Kedah: pengurusan, persekitaran fizikal dan kepelbagaian biologi. Jabatan Perhutanan Semenanjung Malaysia, Malaysia. pp. 474.
  7. Siti Azizah, M.N., Suhaila, A.H. & Nik Ahmad Irwan Izzauddin, N. H. (2019). Fungi, Insects and Spiders of Merbok. Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia. pp. 120.

Acknowledgements :- Mr. Ahmad Amir Firdaus Bin Mad Apandi, Ms. Aida Salihah Binti Abu Bakar, Ms. Ainul Aqilah Binti Mohd Nasir, Mr. Badrul Amin Bin Jaffar, Mrs. Hakimah Binti Jaafar, Ms. Heng Pooi San, Ms. Norayuni Binti Ramlee, Ms. Nurfadzilah Bt Azmi, Ms. Nurfarhana Hizan Binti Hijas, Ms. Siti Nor Hidayati Kamaruddin, Mr. Tan Kok Kiat & Mr. Yasser Mohamed Arifin

Photo credit :- Mohd Salleh

Species Citation :- Schizophyllum commune. Malaysia Biodiversity Information System (MyBIS). Accessed via https://www.mybis.gov.my/sp/24025. [Retrieved 20 August 2022].

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