Lingzhi mushroom:Other Identified Special Species:(40).Ganoderma mastoporum.

TCM Herbalism:Medicinals and Classifications. ✵The article gives records of the herb other identified special species of Lingzhi mushroom,(40).Ganoderma mastoporum,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:(40).Ganoderma mastoporum.

 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.

(40).Ganoderma mastoporum.


 Ganoderma mastoporum Lév Pat. Botanical description: Ganoderma mastoporum (Lév) Pat is a fungus of the Ganodermataceae or Polyporaceae family and Ganoderma genus, it is commonly known as Ganoderma mastoporum., Stalk less Purple Ganoderma, Sessile Purple Ganoderma, or Wubing Zi LingZhi. The basidiocarp (fruiting body) is annual or perennial, sessile, suberinite to ligneous. The pileus (cap) is slightly circular (slightly rounded), nearly scalloped or conchoidal, 4.5–5.5 × 6.5–9 cm, the surface is puce (purple-brown), brown or black to dark brown (black brown), and some part is olive-brown (drab), has distinct dense concentric rings, radial vertical wrinkles are inconspicuous, it has a weaker or stronger lacquer-like luster; the edges are blunt and entire. The context is well-proportioned bistre (seal brown), 2–5 mm thick, occasionally having a black chitinous layer (shell layer); the fungus tube is 3–6 mm long, dark brown; the pore surface is dark brown; the tube orifice is slightly circular, wall of the tube is thick, 5–6 per mm. It has no prosthecae, or has a narrow prosthecae base at the base of the pileus (cap).

 Ganoderma mastoporum Lév Pat. The husk structure is sporiferous layer type, hazel (pale brown) to brown, compositive hyphae are clavate, the enlarged tip is usually 5.0–7.0 μm wide, and the length is 20–30 μm.

 The mycelial system is a three-body type: generative hypha is colorless and transparent, to slightly brownish, leptodermous (thin wall), ramificate, 3–4.0 μm in diameter; skeletal hyphae are hazel (pale brown) to brown, pachypleurous (thick-walled) to farctate, have arborizations (dendritic branching), skeletal part is 3–7.5 μm in dry diameter, flagelliform colorless binding hypha is formed at the end tip of branches; binding hypha is colorless, pachypleurous (thick wall), 1–2 μm in diameter.

 The basidiospores are oval (egg-shaped) or long oval, double wall, the outer wall is colorless and transparent, smooth, the inner wall is hazel (pale brown) to subdiaphanous (nearly colorless), and the inner wall has spinules, or spinules are indistinct, 8–10.4 × 4–6 μm.

 Ecological Environment: Ganoderma mastoporum (Lév) Pat grows in mountains and forests. Geographical distribution: This species is mainly distributed in Jianfengling, Yaxian county, Bawangling, Limushan, Lingshui, Diaoluoshan of Hainan province, Duyun of Guizhou, Simao, Yangyang of Yunnan, China. Worldwide, it is distributed in China, island countries of Southeast Asia, New Zealand, Australia.
 

 
  

 

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

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