Atractosporocybe P. Alvarado, G. Moreno & Vizzini, in Alvarado et al., Mycologia 107(1): 129 (2015)
Etymology: (Gk.) from “atractos”, spindle-like; “-sporo”, spore; “-cybe”: head (mushroom), that is a “Clitocybe” with fusiform spores.
Diagnosis: Stipitate basidiomata, appearing isolated or in groups. Pileus convex to flat-convex, rarely compressed at the center, sometimes with an obtuse central umbo, glabrous, pale gray to grayish brown. Lamellae adnate to subdecurrent, grayish to grayish buff, with lamellulae. Stipe central, concolorous with the pileus, whitish at the base. Pileipellis as a cutis. Basidiospores fusiform to long ellipsoid, smooth, hyaline, without iodine reactions (not dextrinoid and not amyloid), acyanophilic, white in mass. Hymenial cystidia absent. Clamp connections present.
Index Fungorum number: IF809953
Type species: Atractosporocybe inornata (Sowerby) P. Alvarado, G. Moreno & Vizzini, in Alvarado et al., Mycologia 107(1): 129 (2015)
Atractosporocybe gackstatteriana (Raithelh.) N. Schwab 2019
Atractosporocybe inornata (Sowerby) P. Alvarado, G. Moreno & Vizzini 2015
Atractosporocybe polaris Gulden & E. Larss. 2016
Alvarado, P; Moreno, G; Vizzini, A; Consiglio, G; Manjón, JL; Setti, L. 2014. Atractosporocybe, Leucocybe and Rhizocybe: three new clitocyboid genera in the Tricholomatoid clade (Agaricales) with notes on Clitocybe and Lepista. Mycologia. 107(1):123-136