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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Atheliales
Family: Atheliaceae
Genus: Butlerelfia
Weresub & Illman (1980)[1]
Type species
Butlerelfia eustacei
Weresub & Illman (1980)

Butlerelfia is a fungal genus in the family Atheliaceae. The genus is monotypic, containing the single corticioid species Butlerelfia eustacei, recorded from Europe and Canada.[2] The species causes fisheye rot of refrigerated apples. The binomial honors H. J. Eustace and L. F. Butler, who first described the species under the name Corticium centrifugum.

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  1. ^ Weresub LK, Ilman WI (1980). "Corticium centrifugum reisolated from fisheye rot of stored apples". Canadian Journal of Botany. 58 (2): 137–46. doi:10.1139/b80-016. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 108. ISBN 9780851998268. 

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