Lyophyllaceae

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Lyophyllaceae
Lyophyllum decastes 071012.jpg
Lyophyllum decastes, also known as the 'fried chicken mushroom' (Not to be confused with chicken of the woods)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Lyophyllaceae
Jülich (1981)
Type genus
Lyophyllum
P.Karst. (1881)
Genera

Arthromyces
Asterophora
Blastosporella
Caesposus
Calocybe
Gerhardtia
Hypsizygus
Lyophyllopsis
Lyophyllum
Myochromella
Ossicaulis
Rugosomyces
Sagaranella
Sphagnurus
Tephrocybe
Termitomyces
Termitosphaera
Tricholomella

The Lyophyllaceae is a family of fungi in the order Agaricales. A 2008 estimate indicated eight genera and 157 species;[1] as of November 2014, the Catalog of Life lists 13 genera in the family.[2] Lyophyllaceae was circumscribed by mycologist Walter Jülich in 1981.[3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 395. ISBN 0-85199-826-7. 
  2. ^ "Search for: "Lyophyllaceae"". Catalog of Life. Species 2000 and Integrated Taxonomic Information System. 24 November 2014. Retrieved 2014-11-28. 
  3. ^ Jülich W. Higher taxa of Basidiomycetes. Bibliotheca Mycologica. 85. Cramer. p. 378. ISBN 978-3768213240. 

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