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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Hygrophoraceae
Genus: Hygroaster
Singer (1955)
Type species
Hygroaster nodulisporus
(Dennis) Singer (1955)

H. agumbensis
H. albellus
H. cleefii
H. iguazuensis
H. lacteus
H. nodulisporus
H. trachysporus

Hygroaster is a genus of mushroom-forming fungi in the family Hygrophoraceae.[1] The genus was described by mycologist Rolf Singer in 1955.[2]


  1. ^ 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. 
  2. ^ Singer R. "Type studies on Basidiomycetes VIII". Sydowia. 9 (1–6): 367–431 (see p. 370). 

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