Melanoleuca verrucipes

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Melanoleuca verrucipes
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M. verrucipes
Binomial name
Melanoleuca verrucipes
Singer (1939)
Synonyms[1]

Armillaria verrucipes Fr. (1872)
Agaricus verrucipes (Fr.) Fr. (1874)
Gyrophila verrucipes (Fr.) Quél. (1886)

Melanoleuca verrucipes is a species of fungus in the family Tricholomataceae. It is described as being a "very distinct species with its blackish dotted stipe."[2] It was reportedly first discovered on leaf mulch in Highgate Woods, north London.[3] The edibility of the mushroom is not known with certainty.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Melanoleuca verrucipes (Fr.) Singer 1939". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-08-03.
  2. ^ Noordeloos, M. E.; Kuyper, Th. W.; Vellinga, E.C. (31 December 1999). Flora Agaricina Neerlandica -. Taylor and Francis. p. 155. ISBN 978-90-5410-493-3.
  3. ^ British wildlife. British Wildlife Publishing. 2006. Retrieved 25 July 2011.
  4. ^ Boa, E. (2004). Wild Edible Fungi: A Global Overview Of Their Use And Importance To People (Non-Wood Forest Products). Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN. p. 124. ISBN 92-5-105157-7.