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The Genus Amaurodon J.Schröt.

 

Worldwide about 10 species, in Germany found 4 species up to now (italic)

1a. Spores smooth

2

1b. Spores echinulate

3

2a. Spores regular ellipsoid

2b. Spores irregularly ovoid to ellipsoid with obtuse angular bulges

3a. Hymenophore poroid

A.mustialaensis

A.angulisporus

A.aeruginascens

3b. Hymenophore smooth or hydnoid

3

4a. Hymenophore hydnoid, at least subhymenial hyphae with clamps

7

4b. Hymenophor smooth, hyphae with or without clamps

5

5a. Spores bifurcate, 7-9 µm, hyphae with clamps

A.atrocyaneus

5b. Spores not bifurcate, about 7 µm, hyphae without clamps

6

6a. Spores 5- 7 µm

A.cyaneus

6b. Spores 4- 5 µm

A.wakefieldiae

7a. Spores subglobose

8

7b. Spores ellipsoid

9

8a. temperate species

A.viridis

8b. tropical species

A.aquicoeruleus

9a. Hymenophoer with short spines, neotropical species

A.hydnoides

9b. Hymenophore with long spines, paleotropical species

A.sumatranus