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Tephrocybella Picillo, Vizzini & Contu, in Crous et al. Persoonia 34: 231 (2015)

Etymology. Tephrocybella = a small Tephrocybe, with reference to the habit and colours shared with some species of that genus.

Diagnosis: Species with a collybioid habit, without bright colours; lamellae adnate, attached, blackening when bruised. Basidia with inner siderophilous/cyanophilous granules. Spores hyaline, smooth, cyanophilous, inamyloid; marginal cells scattered, rare, hyaline, thin-walled; pileipellis as a cutis, pigment mainly vacuolar. Hyphae with clamp-connections. Terricolous. It is phylogenetically close to Calocybe.

Index Fungorum number: IF812272

Type species: Tephrocybella griseonigrescens Picillo, Vizzini & Contu, in Crous et al. Persoonia 34: 231 (2015)


Tephrocybella constrictospora Cleric., Dovana & Vizzini 2017

Tephrocybella griseonigrescens Picillo, Vizzini & Contu 2015



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