Castoreum (fungus)

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Castoreum
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Castoreum

Cooke & Massee (1887)
Type species
Castoreum radicatum
Cooke & Massee (1887)
Species

C. camphoratum
C. radicatum
C. tasmanicum

Castoreum is a genus of truffle-like fungi in the Mesophelliaceae family. The genus, circumscribed by English mycologists Mordecai Cubitt Cooke and George Edward Massee in 1887,[1] contains three species found in Australia.[2]

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  1. ^ Cooke MCC. (1887). "Some Australian fungi". Grevillea. 15 (76): 97–101.
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 120. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.

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