Name: Hygrophoraceae Lotsy
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Nathan Wilson
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Rank: Family

Status: Accepted

Name: Hygrophoraceae

Author: Lotsy

Citation: Vortr. bot. Stammesgesch.: 706 (1907)


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

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Brief Description:

Originally defined by: gills that are thick, distant, and waxy gills; spores mostly smooth, hyaline and inamyloid; and basidia >= 5x the length of their spores. But phylogentic analysis shows this is not completely reliable, with many genera formerly in Hygrophoraceae now transferred to Tricholomataceae. Mostly biotrpophic, but only Hygrophorus is ectomychorrhizal.1

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