Name: Gyromitra Fr.
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First person to use this name on MO: Alan Rockefeller
Editors: Erlon Bailey, Johannes Harnisch, Tim Sage, Joseph D. Cohen

Nomenclature:

Rank: Genus

Status: Accepted

Name: Gyromitra

Author: Fr.

Citation: Summa veg. Scand., Section Post. (Stockholm): 346 (1849)

Synonym(s):Discina (Fr.) Fr.

Deprecated Synonyms: Pseudorhizina Jacz., Paradiscina, Maublancomyces, Fastigiella Benedix, Pleopus, Physomitra

Misspellings: Gyomitra, Gryromitra

Classification:
Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

Type species:
Gyromitra esculenta (Pers.) Fr. (1849)

Gyromitra sensu lato forms a monophyletic group within the Discinaceae composed of five distinct subgenera and 11 well supported clades that include Discina, Hydnotrya and Pseudorhizina.”13

Brief Description:

Medium to large, cup-, saddle- to brain-shaped fungi with a cap and stalk, fertile surface some shade of brown. Microscopic characters include: operculate asci, and cyanophilic spores with large, apiculate outgrowths. See, e.g., Arora1, Beug4, MycoKey15.
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Created: 2007-01-12 16:25:19 CST (-0500) by Alan Rockefeller (Alan Rockefeller)
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