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Paralepistopsis Vizzini 2012, in Vizzini & Ercole, Mycotaxon, 120, 253-267 (2012)

Etymology: named in reference to its resemblance to Paralepista species.

Diagnosis: Basidiomata agaricoid (with distinct pileus, lamellae and stipe), resembling those of Paralepista gilva, veils absent, spore-print whitish to cream, basidiospores thin-walled, smooth, inamyloid and slightly cyanophilous, pileal surface a cutis of repent to interwoven, cylindrical hyphae, clamp-connections present, no sarcodimitic texture in any part of the basidioma. On the ground, never on wood.

Index Fungorum Number: IF564340

Type species: Paralepistopsis amoenolens (Malençon) Vizzini 2012, in Vizzini & Ercole, Mycotaxon, 120, 253-267 (2012)


Paralepistopsis acromelalga (Ichimura) Vizzini 2012

Paralepistopsis amoenolens (Malençon) Vizzini 2012



Vizzini, A., & Ercole, E. (2012).Paralepistopsis gen. nov. and Paralepista (Basidiomycota, Agaricales). Mycotaxon, 120, 253-267.


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