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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Typhulaceae
Genus: Pistillaria
Fr. (1821)
Type species
Pistillaria micans
(Pers.) Fr. (1821)
  • Gliocoryne Maire (1909)
  • Scleromitra Corda (1829)
  • Sphaerula Pat. (1883)

Pistillaria is a genus of fungi in the order Agaricales. The genus has a widespread distribution in northern temperate areas, and contains about 50 species.[2] Pistillaria was defined by Swedish mycologist Elias Magnus Fries in 1821.[3]


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  1. ^ "Synonymy: Pistillaria Fr.". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2014-05-06. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 539. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  3. ^ Fries EM. (1821). Systema Mycologicum (in Latin). 1. Lundin, Sweden. p. 464. 

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