The Thelephoraceae includes those genera of the Agaricales characterized by an inferior hymenium which is essentially smooth, that is, not borne on the surface of spines, pores or lamellae. The majority of forms are resupinate or reflexed, but a few genera are pileate. These have smooth, inferior hymenia and therefore belong in the Thelephoraceae as that family has been traditionally undestood. The genera Cyphella, Solenia and Porothelium are included in these forms.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
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Lentz, Paul Lewis
"Some Species of Cyphella, Solenia, and Porothelium,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 54(1), 141-154.
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