Coniophora arida (Fr.) P. Karst.
(dry duster)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesConiophora arida (dry duster)
GenusConiophora (a genus of resupinate boletes)
FamilyCONIOPHORACEAE (a family of resupinate boletes)
OrderBOLETALES (spongecap toadstools and their relatives)
SubclassAGARICOMYCETIDAE (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Coniophora arida (Dry Duster) :
1: Coniophora arida (Dry Duster)
12 Feb 1999 OSGR: SU67 51° 30' N, 1° 0' W Vice County: Berks (VC 22) England
on ?Alder cord wood with gall of Nodulisporium cecidiogenes
Image 1: Cut-through base of fungal gallImage 2: FruitbodyImage 3: Fruitbody surface and margin - close-upImage 4: Fruitbody with fungal gall cut awayImage 5: Fruitbody with fungal gall cut away (2)Image 6: Fruitbody with fungal gallsImage 7: Fungal gall - LSImage 8: Parasitic fungal gallImage 9: Hymenium - magnifiedImage 10: Hymenium with 3 basidia - magnifiedImage 11: Spores in Melzer\'s Iodine - magnifiedImage 12: Spores - highly magnified

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references relevant to Coniophora arida (Dry Duster)

Coniophora arida (Dry Duster) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 22 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Coniophora arida (Dry Duster)
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