Bolbitius

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Bolbitius
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Bolbitius titubans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Bolbitiaceae
Genus: Bolbitius
Fr. (1838)
Type species
Bolbitius vitellinus
(Pers.) Fr. (1838)
Synonyms[1]
  • Agaricus subgen. Pluteolus Fr. (1874)
  • Pluteolus (Fr.) Gillet (1876)

Bolbitius is a genus of small mushrooms in the family Bolbitiaceae.

Description[edit]

The genus Bolbitius is defined as small thin Mycena-like mushrooms, with a hymenoderm pileipellis, a glutinous cap surface, and spores that are brown in deposit. Spores of mushrooms of this genus are thick-walled, smooth and have a germ pore.

Species[edit]

As of June 2015, Index Fungorum lists 54 valid species in Bolbitius:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Synonymy: Bolbitius Fr.". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2014-06-23. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM. "Species Fungorum (version 23rd June 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2015-05-25. 

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