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Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms - t. 159.jpg
Podostroma alutaceum, in James Sowerby's Coloured Figures of English Fungi or Mushrooms (1797)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Hypocreaceae
Genus: Podostroma
P.Karst. (1892)
Type species
Podostroma leucopus
P.Karst. (1892)

see text

  • Hypocrea subgen. Podocrea Sacc. (1883)
  • Podocrea (Sacc.) Lindau (1897)

Podostroma is a genus of fungi in the family Hypocreaceae. It was circumscribed by the Finnish mycologist Petter Karsten in 1892.[2] The genus contains 11 species that collectively have a widespread distribution.[3]



  1. ^ "Podostroma P. Karst. 1892". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2010-10-20. 
  2. ^ Karsten P. (1892). "Fragmenta mycologica XXXVIII". Hedwigia. 31: 292–96. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. p. 552. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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