Colus (fungus)

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Colus hirudinosus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Phallales
Family: Phallaceae
Genus: Colus
Cavalier & Séchier (1835)
Type species
Colus hirudinosus
Cavalier & Séchier (1835)

Colus hirudinosus
Colus giganteus
Colus pusillus
Colus schellenbergiae
Colus stahelii
Colus subpusillus

Colus is a genus of fungi in the family Phallaceae. The genus has a widespread distribution and, according to a 2008 estimate, contains four species.[1]


  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 160. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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