Name: Bolbitius titubans (Bull.) Fr.
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Rank: Species

Status: Accepted

Name: Bolbitius titubans

Author: (Bull.) Fr.

Citation: Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 254 (1838) [1836-1838]

Deprecated Synonyms: Bolbitius vitellinus (Pers.) Fr., Bolbitius jalapensis (Murrill) Murrill, Agaricus boltonii Pers., Agaricus equestris Bolton, Agaricus flavidus Bolton, Agaricus fragilis L., Agaricus luteolus Lasch, Agaricus titubans Bull., Agaricus vitellinus Pers., Bolbitius boltonii (Pers.) Fr., Bolbitius flavidus Massee, Bolbitius fragilis (L.) Fr., Bolbitius luteolus Fr., Bolbitius titubans (Bull.) Fr. var. titubans, Bolbitius titubans var. vitellinus (Pers.) Courtec., Bolbitius variicolor var. variicolor, Bolbitius vitellinus subsp. titubans, Bolbitius vitellinus subsp. vitellinus, Bolbitius vitellinus var. fragilis, Bolbitius vitellinus var. titubans (Bull.) M.M. Moser ex Bon & Courtec., Bolbitius vitellinus var. variicolor (G.F. Atk.) Krieglst., Bolbitius vitellinus var. vitellinus, Cortinarius vitellinus (Pers.) Bigeard & H. Guill., Mycena fragilis (L.) Murrill, Mycena variicolor (G.F. Atk.) Murrill, Pluteolus titubans (Bull.) Quél., Pluteolus titubans var. luteolus (Fr.) Quél., Pluteolus titubans var. titubans, Pluteolus vitellinus (Pers.) Quél., Fl., Pluteolus vitellinus var. boltonii (Pers.) Quél., Pluteolus vitellinus var. olivaceus Quél., Pluteolus vitellinus var. vitellinus, Prunulus boltonii (Pers.) Gray, Prunulus titubans (Bull.) Gray, Bolbitius vitellinus (Pers.) Fr. sensu stricto

Misspellings: Bolbitius titubans sensu Pulk, Bolbitius titubans sensu latissimo


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Bolbitiaceae

Genus: Bolbitius

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Kuo, M. (2012, February). Bolbitius titubans. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site:

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Get rid of the Name Pages, they are full of nonsence!
By: Oluna & Adolf Ceska (
2018-05-15 01:30:25 CST (+0800)

Don’t impose your taxonomical knowledge (or better, the lack of it) on the ordinary MO users!
4 Pileus grayish brown with dark brown umbo having bright yellow shade, delicate, membranous, grooved; stipe creamish, unchanging on bruising, hollow, slightly swollen at both ends; lamellae crowded, narrow, up to 0.2 cm broad, rusty brown; basidia mostly 2–spored……………B. titubans 4′ Pileus brownish yellow with thick brown umbo; stipe surface pale yellow, changing to yellowish brown on bruising, solid, equal; lamellae distant, broad, up to 0.5 cm broad, olive brown; basidia 2– and 4–spored……………………………..…………………………….……………….. B. vitellinus

From: Amandeep K, Atri NS, Munruchi K 2013 − Diversity of species of the genus Bolbitius (Bolbitiaceae, Agaricales) collected on dung from Punjab, India. Mycosphere 4(6), 1053–1064, Doi 10.5943/mycosphere/4/6/3

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