Lingzhi mushroom:Other Identified Special Species:(41).Ganoderma mediosinense.

TCM Herbalism:Medicinals and Classifications. ✵The article gives records of the herb other identified special species of Lingzhi mushroom,(41).Ganoderma mediosinense, 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:(41).Ganoderma mediosinense.

 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.

(41).Ganoderma mediosinense.


 Ganoderma mediosinense J.D.Zhao. Botanical description: Ganoderma mediosinense J.D.Zhao is a fungus of the Ganodermataceae or Polyporaceae family and Ganoderma genus, it is commonly known as Ganoderma mediosinense., or Huazhong LingZhi. The basidiocarp (fruiting body) is annual, rosettelike, petiolate, more or less coriaceous to suberinite. The pileus (cap) is orbicular (subrotund), 3–9 × 3.5–10 cm, the size of pileolus (small cap) is 3 × 3.5 cm, thickness is 0.4–0.6 mm, the surface is dark brown (black brown) to black, has lacquer-like luster, has large radial wrinkles, concentric rings are inconspicuous; edges are thin sharp, brown to pale reddish-brown, the lower edge is infertile; the context is brown, thickness is 0.5 to 5 mm; fungus tube is 3–5 mm long, hazel (pale brown); pore surface is whitish or stained white (dirty white); tube orifice is slightly circular or in an irregular shape, often inclined to one direction, 4–5 per mm (millimeter). The prosthecae is pleurogenous, with a lacquer-like luster, about 3 cm long, and about 2 cm in diameter.

 The husk structure is sporiferous layer type, hazel (pale brown) to brown, compositive hyphae are clavate, the enlarged tip usually is 3.5–5.0 μm wide and the length is 20–25 μm, the tips of most hyphae are nearly not swollen, similar in shape as loculus type of the same diameter.

 The mycelial system is a three-body type: generative hypha is transparent, leptodermous (thin wall), 2.5–3.0 μm in diameter, sometimes one end connects with skeletal hyphae, the other end connects with binding hypha, composes incorporated body of three kinds of hyphae, sometimes only one end connects with binding hyphae; skeletal hyphae are hazel (pale brown), pachypleurous (thick-walled) to farctate, sometimes they have bifurcated branches (bifurcated ramifications), skeletal part is 3–4 μm in dry diameter; binding hypha is colorless, pachypleurous (thick wall), 1.5–2 μm in diameter.

 The basidiospores are oval (egg-shaped), sometimes the tip is truncated, double wall, the outer wall is colorless and transparent, smooth, the inner wall is hazel (pale brown), and the inner wall has spinules, 9–10.5 × 6–6.7 μm.

 Ecological Environment: Ganoderma mediosinense J.D.Zhao grows in mountains and forests. Geographical distribution: This species is mainly distributed in Jiangxi, Yizhang County of Hunan province, China. Worldwide, it is distributed in China.
 

 
  

 

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

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