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Chromosera cyanophylla
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Hygrophoraceae
Genus: Chromosera
Redhead, Ammirati & Norvell (1995)[1]
Type species
Chromosera cyanophylla
(Fr.) Redhead, Ammirati & Norvell (1995)

Chromosera citrinopallida
Chromosera cyanophylla
Chromosera lilacina
Chromosera viola
Chromosera xanthochroa

Chromosera is a genus of fungi in the family Hygrophoraceae. Within the family Hygrophoraceae it is closely related to the genus Gloioxanthomyces.[2] It contains five species.[3] The generic name honors the mycologist Meinhard Moser, and also alludes (chromos) to the distinct coloration of the mushrooms.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Redhead SA, Ammirati JF, Norvell LL (1995). "Omphalina sensu lato in North America 3: Chromosera gen. nov.". Beihefte zur Sydowia. 10: 155–67. 
  2. ^ Lodge DJ, Padamsee M, Matheny PB, Aime MC, Cantrell SA, Boertmann D, et al. (2014). "Molecular phylogeny, morphology, pigment chemistry and ecology in Hygrophoraceae (Agaricales)". Fungal Diversity. 64 (1): 1–99. doi:10.1007/s13225-013-0259-0. 
  3. ^ "Chromosera Redhead, Ammirati & Norvell, (1995)". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2015-10-24. 

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