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Pseudoclitopilus Vizzini & Contu, in Vizzini et al., Mycosphere 3(1): 84 (2012)

Etymology: refers to the habit being reminiscent of Clitopilus prunulus.

Diagnosis: Basidiomata agaricoid (with distinct pileus, lamellae and stipe), resembling a stout and fleshy white Clitopilus, veils absent, basidiospores with amyloid warts, cystidia and pseudocystidia absent, pileal surface a cutis of repent to interwoven, cylindrical hyphae, clamps present, no sarcodimitic texture in any part of the basidioma. On the ground, never on wood.

Index Fungorum number: IF564433

Type species: Pseudoclitopilus rhodoleucus (Sacc.) Vizzini & Contu, in Vizzini et al., Mycosphere 3(1): 84 (2012)



Pseudoclitopilus rhodoleucus (Sacc.) Vizzini & Contu 2012

Pseudoclitopilus salmonifolius (M.M. Moser & Lamoure) Vizzini & Contu 2012


Vizzini, A.; Ercole, E.; Contu, M. 2012. A contribution to the ITS-LSU phylogeny of the genus Leucopaxillus (Tricholomatoid clade, Agaricales), with three new genera and notes on Porpoloma. Mycosphere. 3(1):79-90


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