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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Boletaceae
Genus: Mycoamaranthus
Castellano, Trappe & Malajczuk (1992)
Type species
Mycoamaranthus auriorbis
Castellano, Trappe & Malajczuk (1992)

M. auriorbis
M. cambodgensis
M. congolensis

Mycoamaranthus is a genus of fungi in the family Boletaceae. The genus contains three species, found in Australasia, Africa, and Southeast Asia.[1][2]


  1. ^ Lumyong S, Sanmee R, Lumyong P, Yang ZL, Trappe JM (2003). "Mycoamaranthus cambodgensis comb. nov., a widely distributed sequestrate basidiomycete from Australia and southeastern Asia". Mycological Progress. 2 (4): 323–5. doi:10.1007/s11557-006-0069-9. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 447. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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