Public Description of Tetrapyrgos nigripes (Schwein.) E. Horak

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Taxonomic Classification:

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

General Description:

Widely distributed in eastern North America


On leaf litter and twigs in broadleaf forests


Kuo, M. (2013, January). Tetrapyrgos nigripes. Retrieved from the MushroomExpert.Com Web site:


Current Name:
Tetrapyrgos nigripes (Fr.) E. Horak, Sydowia 39: 102 (1987) 1986

Agaricus nigripes Schwein., Schr. naturf. Ges. Leipzig 1: 678 (1822)
Chamaeceras nigripes (Fr.) Kuntze, Revis. gen. pl. (Leipzig) 3(2): 456 (1898)
Heliomyces nigripes (Fr.) Morgan, J. Mycol. 12(3): 93 (1906)
Marasmiellus nigripes (Fr.) Singer, Pap. Mich. Acad. Sci. 32(1): 130 (1948) 1946
Marasmius nigripes Fr., Epicr. syst. mycol. (Upsaliae): 383 (1838) [1836-1838]
Pterospora nigripes (Fr.) E. Horak, Sydowia 36: 133 (1983)

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Description editor: Erlon

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