Name: Hygrocybe sect. Pseudofirmae Lodge, Padamsee & S.A. Cantrell
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Name: Hygrocybe sect. Pseudofirmae

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Author: Lodge, Padamsee & S.A. Cantrell

Citation: Fungal Diversity 64: 29 (2013) [MB#804048]


Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Class: Agaricomycetes

Order: Agaricales

Family: Hygrophoraceae

Genus: Hygrocybe

Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Remarks: A new section in subg. Hygrocybe for many species with dimorphic spores and basidia, but not those in subg. Pseudohygrocybe, sect. Firmae.

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Remarks (public): Etymology.—Pseudo = false, firmae – referring to section Firmae.
Description type: Original description
Description: Pileus usually viscid or glutinous, often perforated in the center. Basidiospores and basidia dimorphic; ratio of macrobasidia to macrospore length usually < 5, macrobasidia expanded in upper part, typically broadly clavate or clavate-stipitate; lamellar trama hyphae parallel, long or short, with or without oblique septa; pileipellis a cutis, disrupted cutis or trichoderm, overlain by a thin to thick ixocutis which if ephemeral then leaves a thin patchy gelatinous coating on the cuticular hyphae.

Hygrocybe appalachianensis
Hygrocybe chloochlora
Hygrocybe neofirma
Hygrocybe occidentalis
Hygrocybe occidentalis var. scarletina ?
Hygrocybe prieta

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