One mushroom species in particular beckons me: Agarikon, Fomitopsis officinalis . This mushroom has been used medicinally for thousands of. PDF | On, Andrej Gregori and others published Spread of the fungus Fomitopsis officinalis inoculated in stems of living larch in Slovenia. J Nat Med. Mar;72(2) doi: /s Epub Feb 7. Lanostane triterpenoids from Fomitopsis officinalis and their.

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Rubel Boletus officinalis Vill. Fomitopsis officinalis is a parasite that continue to live as as a saprotroph after the death of the tree. Rare, but seen in several places including Hokkaido Pref. It is a Holarctic species with predominantly montane hypoarctic and boreal distribution. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from February Commons category link from Wikidata.

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Pacific Northwest Key Council. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. Acta Biologica Slovenica, 56 2Fraiture A. Molecular research of F.

Mycologist Paul Stamets has performed numerous investigations of the biological activities of Agarikon. Other fungal links Bibliography links General links Molecular links Specimens and strains links. Localities of Fomitopsis officinalis in Poland.

Lanostane triterpenoids from Fomitopsis officinalis and their trypanocidal activity.

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Bernard Jabas 1 and Dr. Obligate or homotypic synonyms: This Add-on is available at http: Views Read Edit View history. Botanic Garden Meise, Meise. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The decay is brown, cubically cracked, with thick white felts in large cracks.

Fomitopsis officinalis

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Proposed by Tatyana Svetasheva Perennial basidiocarps officinalis up to 40×65 cm Mukhin et all, Inventory studies and monitoring of known sites. This page was last edited on 22 Decemberat Synonymy Agaricum officinale Vill. Run Zhang 1 and Dr. Boletus agaricum Pollini, Flora Veronensis 3: It is commonly known as Agarikon and has since ancient times been collected for medical purposes.

It obviously prefers old and thick trees and hence old-growth forests predominantly in mountain areas. Pairwise identification Polyphasic identification. This is used when first reloading the page. Sanctioned by Sanctioning name Validated ofticinalis Type specimen or ex type More specimens Officinapis pathogenicity code Plant pathogenicity code Code toxicity. Included in Red Data Books of 13 regions of Russia.

Wild Agarikon is only found in old-growth forests [ citation needed ]and grows on conifers, particularly Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga and larch Larix.

They are soft, yellow-white when young, soon becoming white and chalky throughout. Most frequently it occurs on trees belonging to the genus of Larix, less frequently to Pseudotsuga, Abies, Pinus, Picea, Tsuga and Cedrus. It causes brown rot of wood. Changes in fomitospis age structure of forests, degradation and loss of habitats due to different economic purposes logging, building of tourists and sports constructions.


This will help to protect your privacy. In Asia, it grows also on L. Donk Boletus laricis F. Laricifomes officinalis Batsch Kotl. International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms. Cookies are small text files that contain a string of characters and uniquely identifies a browser. Register new name species, genus, family, etc Register new type specimen of existing taxa epitype, neotype, etc. Matches exactly Value is undefined.

Fomitopsis officinalis

It is widely distributed in the the northern Hemisphere, mostly in subalpine, montane hypoarctic and boreal old-growth forests on large and old coniferous trees e. The basidiomata have been widely used since ancient times for medical purposes.

Type specimen or ex type: The species is nationally red-listed in several European countries, e. Fungi of the national and regional Red Data Books of Russia, https: