Public Description of Agaricus sect. Sanguinolenti Jul. Schäff. & F.H. Møller ex L.A. Parra

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Taxonomic Classification:

Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Agaricaceae


General Description:

Agaricus [subgenus Pseudochitonia] section Sanguinolenti Jul. Schäff & F.H. Møller ex L .A. Parra, Agaricus L. Allopsalliota Nauta & Bas, 378. 2008.

≡Agaricus [subgenus Agaricus section Sanguinolenti] sub- section Sylvatici L.A. Parra, Agaricus L. Allopsalliota Nauta & Bas, 390. 2008.

Facesoffungi number: FoF 01189; Fig. see Parra 2008, pp600, 697–705

Type species: Agaricus sylvaticus Schaeff., designated by L.A. Parra, Agaricus L. Allopsalliota Nauta & Bas, 378. 2008.

Delimitation of Agaricus section Sanguinolenti
KOH and Schäffer’s reactions negative. Surface of pileus and stipe discolouring reddish brown on bruising. Context turning reddish brown to blood red on exposure. Odour indistinct or mushroomy, never anise, bitter almond, ink or phenol. Basidiome slender or stout. Annulus superous, simple, pendant. Cheilocystidia present, and abundant.

- Towards standardizing taxonomic ranks using divergence times – a case study with Agaricus. Fungal Diversity. 78:239-292


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