Marasmius crinis-equi

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Marasmius crinis-equi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Subclass: Agaricomycetidae
Order: Agaricales
Family: Marasmiaceae
Genus: Marasmius
Species: M. crinis-equi
Binomial name
Marasmius crinis-equi
F. Muell. ex Kalchbr.

Androsaceus crinis-equi (F. Muell. ex Kalchbr.) Overeem, (1927)
Marasmius equicrinis F. Muell. ex Berk., (1880)
Marasmius graminum var. equicrinis (F. Muell. ex Berk.) Dennis, (1951)
Marasmius repens Henn., (1897)
Marasmius trichorhizus Speg. [as 'trichorrhizus']

Marasmius crinis-equi is a plant pathogen. It is commonly known as the 'Horse Hair Fungus', and appears on rainforest leaves as a wiry stem with a delicate fruiting body. The cap of the fruiting body can be up is up to 4mm in diameter, and is pale brown.

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