Lingzhi mushroom:Other Identified Special Species:(24).Ganoderma kunmingense.

TCM Herbalism:Medicinals and Classifications. ✵The article gives records of the herb other identified special species of Lingzhi mushroom,(24).Ganoderma kunmingense,its English name, Latin name, property and flavor, with a detailed introduction to the botanical features of these other identified special species of Lingzhi mushroom, the growth characteristics, and ecological environment of these fungus species, the features of these fungus species, its pharmacological actions, medicinal efficacy, and administration guide.

Other Identified Special Species of Lingzhi mushroom:(24).Ganoderma kunmingense.

 Except for the species which defined by Common herbal classics, and those cultivated species of Ganoderma, and other identified wild species of the Lingzhi Mushrooms commonly species. There are other identified special species not commonly used. These special wild species are introduced as:(21).Ganoderma curtisii.(22).Ganoderma daiqingshanense,(23).Ganoderma flexipes,(24).Ganoderma kunmingense,(25).Ganoderma ramosissimum,(26).Ganoderma rotundatum,(27).Ganoderma sichuanense,(28).Ganoderma submubraculum,(29).Ganoderma theaecolum,(30).Ganoderma amboineuse,(31).Ganoderma austro fujianense,(32).Ganoderma cochlear,(33).Ganoderma crebrostriatum,(34).Ganoderma dahlia,(35).Ganoderma fornicatum,(36).Ganoderma fulvellum,(37).Ganoderma guinanense,(38).Ganoderma luteomarginatum,(39).Ganoderma magniporum,(40).Ganoderma mastoporum,(41).Ganoderma mediosinense,(42).Ganoderma mirivelutinum,(43).Ganoderma ochrolaccatum,(44).Ganoderma parviungulatum,(45).Ganoderma simaoense,(46).Ganoderma tibetanum,(47).Ganoderma chenghaiense,(48).Ganoderma tsunodae,(49).Ganoderma formosanum,(50).Ganoderma multplea,(51).Ganoderma australe,(52).Ganoderma sanmingense,(53).Ganoderma annulate,(54).Ganoderma bawanglingense,(55).Ganoderma brownie,(56).Ganoderma aensiionatum,(57).Ganoderma diaoluoshanense,(58).Ganoderma limushanense,(59).Ganoderma meijjaganse,(60).Ganoderma philipii,(61).Ganoderma shangsiense,(62).Ganoderma trianglatum,(63).Ganoderma nugntum,(64).Ganoderma koningsbergii., etc.

(24).Ganoderma kunmingense.


 Ganoderma kunmingense J. D. Zhao. Botanical description: Ganoderma kunmingense J. D. Zhao is a fungus of the Ganodermataceae or Polyporaceae family and Ganoderma genus, it is commonly known as Ganoderma kunmingense, Kunming Ganoderma, or Kunming LingZhi. The encarpium (fruiting body) is annual, petiolate, suberinite. The pileus (cap) is semicircular or nearly spatulate (spoons-shaped), 1–2.5 × 1–3.5 cm, thickness is 0.7–1.7 cm, the surface is russet (reddish-brown), sometimes puce (purple-brown), with a lacquer-like luster; sometimes the margin is fawn color (flavotestaceous), blunt or truncated; the context is hazel (pale brown) or wood color, thickness is 0.2–0.8 cm; the fungus tube is light brown, 0.5–1 cm long. The pore surface is ​​dirty tawny (dirty yellow-brown) to light brown, and the tube orifice is orbicular (nearly circular), 4–5 per mm. The prosthecae is dorsiferous or lateral, long and vary in thickness, torose (nearly bead-like), russet to black brown, glossy, length is 3–4.2 cm, thickness is 0.3–2 cm.

 Ganoderma kunmingense J. D. Zhao. The husk structure is sporiferous layer type, fawn color (flavotestaceous), compositive hyphae are clavate, the tip is enlarged, width is 4.5–7.5 μm, length is 15–30 μm.

 The mycelial system is a three-body type: generative hypha is transparent, leptodermous (thin wall), sometimes is ramificate, 2–5 μm in diameter; skeletal hyphae are fawn color (flavotestaceous), pachypleurous (thick-walled), have arborizations (dendritic branching), skeletal part is 3–6 μm in dry diameter, one end connects with generative hypha, another branch also composes leptodermous (thin-walled) generative hypha; binding hypha is colorless, nontransparent, pachypleurous (thick wall), ramificate, 1.0–3.0 μm in diameter.

 The basidiospores are oval (egg-shaped), double wall, the outer wall is colorless and transparent, the inner wall is primrose yellow (pale yellow) to fawn color (flavotestaceous), and the inner wall has spinules, 8.3–9.8 (–10.6) × 5.8–6.8 μm.

 Ecological Environment: Ganoderma kunmingense J.D.Zhao grows in mountains and forests, on underground rotten trunks or rotten roots in broad-leaved forests. This species is mainly distributed in Yunnan, Guizhou and other southwest areas of China.
 

 
  

 

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References:
  • 1.Introduction of Ling Zhi:Lucid Ganoderma or Ganoderma Lucidium.
  • 2.Lingzhi mushroom:Other Identified Special Species:Ganoderma kunmingense.

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