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    Taxonomy of Merulius eurocephalus (Berk. & Br.) Petch v/s Bondarzewia berkeleyi (Fr.) Bond. & Sing. (Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes): synonym status reviewed
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    The current study is an attempt made to overcome the confusion concerning nomenclature and synonym status of Merulius eurocephalus (Berk. and Br.) Petch with Bondarzewia berkeleyi (Fr.) Bond. & Sing.  An examination of herbarium specimens and literature review revealed that the two fungi are morphologically and microscopically dissimilar.  We recognise M. eurocephalus reported from India as Merulius similis Berk. & Br. with the valid name being Serpula similis (Berk. & Br.) Ginns.  We also reached the conclusion that Bondarzewia berkeleyi is not the synonym of M. eurocephalus.
    Kumar Manoj, Harsh Nirmal Sudhir Kumar (2014). Journal of Threatened Taxa 12(6) pp. 6585-6589; doi:10.11609/JoTT.o4054.6585-9