Coprinopsis

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Coprinopsis
Coprinopsis atramentaria 3 - Lindsey.jpg
Coprinopsis atramentaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Subkingdom: Dikarya
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Agaricomycotina
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Psathyrellaceae
Genus: Coprinopsis
P. Karst.
Type species
Coprinopsis friesii
(Quél.) P. Karst.

Coprinopsis is a genus of mushrooms in the family Psathyrellaceae. Coprinopsis was split out of the genus Coprinus based on molecular data.[1] The species Coprinopsis cinerea (=Coprinus cinereus) is a model organism for mushroom-forming basidiomycota, and its genome has recently been sequenced completely.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Coprinus comatus, the shaggy mane. Tom Volk's Fungus of the Month for May 2004". botit.botany.wisc.edu. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Coprinus cinereus Database". www.broad.mit.edu. Retrieved 2009-04-29. 

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