The Ganodermataceae family is in the Polyporales and currently includes about 8 genera and 300 species. Marinus Anton Donk, the Dutch mycologist, circumscribed this family in 1948 based on the fact that the polypores within this family have a double spore wall.

To see enlarged versions of each species represented in this family, click on the first photo and then click on the textual links above each photo to get to the next one.