Name: Polyozellus Murrill
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
Editors: Joseph D. Cohen, Terri Clements/Donna Fulton, Jacob Kalichman


Rank: Genus

Status: Accepted

Name: Polyozellus

Author: Murrill

Citation: N. Amer. Fl. (New York) 9(3): 171 (1910)

Misspellings: Polyzellus

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Polyozellus was a monospecific genus containing only P. multiplex. But that taxon is now (2017) described as a complex with 5 species, 4 of them new:

Species Relative Spore Size Known From
Polyozellus atrolazulinus small-spored eastern Asia, western North America and northeastern North America.
Polyozellus mariae large-spored northeastern North America
Polyozellus marymargaretae large-spored western North America
Polyozellus multiplex (sensu stricto) small-spored eastern Asia and eastern North America
Polyozellus purpureoniger large-spored eastern Asia and northwestern North America

Andrus Voitk, Irja Saar, Steven Trudell, Viacheslav Spirin, Michael Beug & Urmas Kõljalg (2017): “Polyozellus multiplex (Thelephorales) is a species complex containing four new species,” Mycologia

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