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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Cheilophlebium
Opiz & Gintl (1856)
Type species
Cheilophlebium villosum
Opiz (1856)

Cheilophlebium is a fungal genus in the order Agaricales. It is incertae sedis with respect to familial placement within the order. The genus is monotypic, containing the single species Cheilophlebium villosum, described by Philipp Maximilian Opiz in 1856.[1] According to the Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008), the genus name is a nomen dubium (of unknown or doubtful application).[2]


  1. ^ Opiz MP. (1856). "Einige neue böhmische Pilze". Lotos (in German). 6: 106–7. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 135. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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