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Leucocalocybe X.D. Yu & Y.J. Yao, in Yu et al., African Journal of Microbiology Research 5 (31): 5751 (2011)

Etymology: The name refers to Calocybe-like morphotype of the species in question in combination with white coloration.

Diagnosis: Habitus tricholomatoideus. Pileus applanatus vel planus, albus, margine primo involutus, lamellae adnexae. Stipes centralis, cylindricus, fibrillosus, crassus. Hyphae monomiticae, fibulatae. Depositum sporarum albidum. Basidiosporae ellipsoideae, inamyloideae, tenuitunicatae, leviter verrucosae. Saprophyticus.

Index Fungorum number: IF587738

Type species: Leucocalocybe mongolica (S. Imai) X.D. Yu & Y.J. Yao, in Yu et al., African Journal of Microbiology Research 5 (31): 5751 (2011)


Yu, XD; Deng, H; Yao, YJ. 2011. Leucocalocybe, a new genus for Tricholoma mongolicum (Agaricales, Basidiomycota). African Journal of Microbiology Research. 5(31):5750-5756


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