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T. rutilans
Pine woods, Galicia - Alberto Vázquez
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Tricholomataceae
Genus: Tricholomopsis
Type species
Tricholomopsis rutilans
(Schaeff.) Singer

Tricholomopsis is a genus of fungi closely related to the large genus Tricholoma. Its best known member and type species is Tricholomopsis rutilans. The name means appearing like Tricholoma. The genus has a widespread distribution, and contains about 30 species.[1] Tricholomopsis was described in 1939 by American mycologist Rolf Singer.[2]

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  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 700. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  2. ^ Singer R. (1939). "Phylogenie und Taxonomie der Agaricales". Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Pilzkunde (in German). 17: 52–57. 
  3. ^ Vauras J. (2009). "Tricholomopsis osiliensis, a new agaric species from Estonia" (PDF). Folia Cryptogamica Estonica. 45: 89–89. 

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