Public Description of Cortinarius subgenus Phlegmacium (Fr.) Fr.

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Description status: Unreviewed

Taxonomic Classification:

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

Diagnostic Description:

Cortinarius with combination of viscid cap and dry stem.1 2


1 Liimatainen, K.; Niskanen, T.; Dima, B.; Kytövuori, I.; Ammirati, J.F.; Frøslev, T.G., The largest type study of Agaricales species to date: bringing identification and nomenclature of Phlegmacium (Cortinarius) into the DNA era, Persoonia – Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi, Volume 33, December 2014, pp. 98-140 (43) DOI:

2 (“The _Phlegmacium site”)

Description author: Joseph D. Cohen (Request Authorship Credit)

Created: 2014-12-15 11:43:01 PST (-0800) by Joseph D. Cohen (Joe Cohen)
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