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Elaphomyces muricatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Eurotiales
Family: Elaphomycetaceae
Genus: Elaphomyces
Nees (1820)
Type species
Elaphomyces granulatus
Fr. (1829)

25, see text


Elaphomyces is a genus of fungi in the family Elaphomycetaceae. The widespread genus contains 25 truffle-like species.[2]



  1. ^ "Elaphomyces Nees 1820". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 228. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  3. ^ a b Castellano MA, Henkel TW, Miller SL, Smith ME, Aime MC (2012). "New Elaphomyces species (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales, Ascomycota) from Guyana". Mycologia. 104 (5): 1244–9. doi:10.3852/12-061. PMID 22505430. 
  4. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, s.v. deer, hart, lycoperdon

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