Name: Hypomyces cervinigenus Rogerson & Simms
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Status: Deprecated

Name: Hypomyces cervinigenus

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GSD Species Synonymy

Author: Rogerson & Simms

Citation: Mycologia 63(2): 418 (1971)

Preferred Synonyms:Hypomyces cervinus Tul. & C. Tul.


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Ascomycota

Class: Sordariomycetes

Order: Hypocreales

Family: Hypocreaceae

Genus: Hypomyces

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By: Django Grootmyers (Heelsplitter)
2021-01-03 22:40:59 PST (-0800)


Pennycook, S.R., 2009. The correct authorship of the genus Hypomyces and its original species. Mycotaxon, 108(1), pp.185-195.

Effects on edibility of the host?
By: Chris (metasoarous)
2010-10-13 21:34:14 PDT (-0700)

I have looked all over, but have been unable to find any references with respect to the effects of Hypomyces cervinigenus on the edibility of the host mushroom, the Elfin Saddle. Has anyone done toxicology studies on it? Anyone tried just eating it?

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