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Terana caerulea

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Terana caerulea (or Terana coerulea), commonly known as the cobalt crust fungus or velvet blue spread, is a saprobic crust fungus in the family Phanerochaetaceae. [1]

31 relations: Agaricomycetes, Antibiotic, Basidiomycota, Basidium, Biosynthesis, Corticioid fungi, Elias Magnus Fries, Ellipsoid, Erast Parmasto, Fraxinus, Fungus, Glucose, Hazel, Hyaline, Hymenium, International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Michel Adanson, Micrometre, Otto Kuntze, Phanerochaetaceae, Pigment, Polymer, Polyporales, Saprotrophic nutrition, Spore print, Streptococcus pyogenes, Systema Mycologicum, Terana, Thelephoric acid, Toluene.


The Agaricomycetes are a class of fungi in the division Basidiomycota.

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An antibiotic (from ancient Greek αντιβιοτικά, antibiotiká), also called an antibacterial, is a type of antimicrobial drug used in the treatment and prevention of bacterial infections.

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Basidiomycota is one of two large divisions that, together with the Ascomycota, constitute the subkingdom Dikarya (often referred to as the "higher fungi") within the kingdom Fungi.

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Schematic showing a basidiomycete mushroom, gill structure, and spore-bearing basidia on the gill margins. A basidium (pl., basidia) is a microscopic sporangium (or spore-producing structure) found on the hymenophore of fruiting bodies of basidiomycete fungi which are also called tertiary mycellium, developed from secondary mycellium.

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Biosynthesis (also called anabolism) is a multi-step, enzyme-catalyzed process where substrates are converted into more complex products in living organisms.

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Corticioid fungi

The corticioid fungi are a group of fungi in the Basidiomycota typically having effused, smooth basidiocarps (fruit bodies) that are formed on the undersides of dead tree trunks or branches.

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Elias Magnus Fries

Elias Magnus Fries FRS FRSE FLS RAS (15 August 1794 – 8 February 1878) was a Swedish mycologist and botanist.

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An ellipsoid is a surface that may be obtained from a sphere by deforming it by means of directional scalings, or more generally, of an affine transformation.

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Erast Parmasto

Erast Parmasto (October 28, 1928 – April 24, 2012) was a noted Estonian mycologist, bioscientist and botanist and onetime director of the Estonian Institute of Zoology and Botany.

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Fraxinus, English name ash, is a genus of flowering plants in the olive and lilac family, Oleaceae.

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A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.

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Glucose is a simple sugar with the molecular formula C6H12O6.

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The hazel (Corylus) is a genus of deciduous trees and large shrubs native to the temperate Northern Hemisphere.

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A hyaline substance is one with a glassy appearance.

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The hymenium is the tissue layer on the hymenophore of a fungal fruiting body where the cells develop into basidia or asci, which produce spores.

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International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants

The International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi, and plants (ICN) is the set of rules and recommendations dealing with the formal botanical names that are given to plants, fungi and a few other groups of organisms, all those "traditionally treated as algae, fungi, or plants".

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Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck (1 August 1744 – 18 December 1829), often known simply as Lamarck, was a French naturalist.

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Michel Adanson

Michel Adanson (7 April 17273 August 1806) was an 18th-century French botanist and naturalist, of Scottish descent.

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The micrometre (International spelling as used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures; SI symbol: μm) or micrometer (American spelling), also commonly known as a micron, is an SI derived unit of length equaling (SI standard prefix "micro-".

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Otto Kuntze

Carl Ernst Otto Kuntze (23 June 1843 – 27 January 1907) was a German botanist.

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The Phanerochaetaceae are a family of mostly crust fungi in the order Polyporales.

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A pigment is a material that changes the color of reflected or transmitted light as the result of wavelength-selective absorption.

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A polymer (Greek poly-, "many" + -mer, "part") is a large molecule, or macromolecule, composed of many repeated subunits.

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The Polyporales are an order of about 1800 species of fungi in the division Basidiomycota.

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Saprotrophic nutrition

Saprotrophic nutrition or lysotrophic nutrition is a process of chemoheterotrophic extracellular digestion involved in the processing of decayed (dead or waste) organic matter.

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Spore print

Making a spore print of the mushroom ''Volvariella volvacea'' shown in composite: (photo lower half) mushroom cap laid on white and dark paper; (photo upper half) cap removed after 24 hours showing pinkish-tan spore print. A 3.5-centimeter glass slide placed in middle allows for examination of spore characteristics under a microscope. A printable chart to make a spore print and start identification The spore print is the powdery deposit obtained by allowing spores of a fungal fruit body to fall onto a surface underneath.

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Streptococcus pyogenes

Streptococcus pyogenes is a species of Gram-positive bacteria.

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Systema Mycologicum

is a systematic classification of fungi drawn up in 1821 by the Swedish mycologist and botanist Elias Fries.

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Terana is a fungal genus in the family Phanerochaetaceae.

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Thelephoric acid

Thelephoric acid is a terphenylquinone pigment that is found in several fungi, such as Omphalotus subilludens and Polyozellus multiplex.

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Toluene, also known as toluol, is an aromatic hydrocarbon.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terana_caerulea

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