from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large genus of fungi of the family Polyporaceæ, having the pileus mostly leathery and the pores consisting of a single layer, usually developing from the center toward the margin. Over 450 species are given by Saccardo. They are widely distributed and occur chiefly on decaying wood. P. sanguineus is a common species having a bright red pileus.
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Next to the Y. cagnagellus-irrorellus clade, there are several grades, among which are a Y. sedellus-yanagawanus and a Y. sociatus-Y. polystictus grade.
Yponomeuta sedellus and Y. yanagawanus, a Y. kanaiellus-polystictus clade, and a Rosaceae-feeding, western Palaearctic clade (
Yponomeuta sociatus, Y. polystictus, and Y. polystigmellus, and the resolution within the western Palaearctic clade of Rosaceae-feeding taxa (the
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