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Marasmiellus ramealis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Marasmiaceae
Genus: Marasmiellus
Murrill (1915)
Type species
Marasmiellus juniperinus
Murrill (1915)

Marasmiellus is a genus of fungi in the family Marasmiaceae. The widespread genus, circumscribed by American mycologist William Murrill in 1915,[1] contains about 250 species.[2] The name comes from the Greek marasmus meaning wasting.


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  1. ^ Murrill WA. (1915). North American Flora. 4 (9): 237–69.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 401. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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