Public Description of Entolomataceae Kotl. & Pouzar

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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales

General Description:

One of the three largest euagaric families wiith nearly 1500 described species. Has flesh or pinkish spore deposits; spores have even cyanophilic walls and look angular in polar view due to ornamentations arising from the epicorium of the cell wall.1


1 Kerri L Kluting, Timothy J Baroni & Sarah E. Bergemann, Toward a stable classification of genera within the Entolomataceae: a phylogenetic re-evaluation of the Rhodocybe-Clitopilus clade, Mycologia published 1 July 2014, 10.3852/13-270

2 Index Fungorum record 81675

3 MycoBank #81675

Description author: Joe Cohen (Request Authorship Credit)

Created: 2014-07-02 07:55:15 PDT (-0700) by Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
Last modified: 2018-02-11 07:53:49 PST (-0800) by Joe Cohen (Joseph D. Cohen)
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