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Leucocybe

Leucocybe Vizzini, P. Alvarado, G. Moreno & Consiglio, in Alvarado et al., Mycologia 107(1): 131 (2015)

Etymology: (Gk.) “leuco-“, white; “-cybe, head (mushroom), that is a white Clitocybe.

Diagnosis: Basidiomata gregarious or caespitose. Small to medium-sized (19 cm). Pileus convex or globose and covered with a tomentose white to off-white layer when young, becoming glabrous, whitish cream or buff, center depressed with age. Lamellae adnate or slightly decurrent, white or whitish when young, becoming brownish white or grayish white with age. Pileipellis as a cutis. Basidiospores smooth, elliptic, not cyanophilous, without iodine reactions, white in mass. Hymenial cystidia absent. Clamp connections present.

Index Fungorum number: IF808517

Type species: Leucocybe candicans (Pers.) Vizzini, P. Alvarado, G. Moreno & Consiglio, in Alvarado et al., Mycologia 107(1): 131 (2015)

 

Species

Leucocybe candicans (Pers.) Vizzini, P. Alvarado, G. Moreno & Consiglio 2015

Leucocybe connata (Schumach.) Vizzini, P. Alvarado, G. Moreno & Consiglio 2015

Leucocybe houghtonii (W. Phillips) Halama & Pencakowski 2017

 

Reference:

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

 

About Basidiomycota

The webpage Basidiomycota provides an up-to-date classification and account of all genera of the phylum Basidiomycota.

 

Supported by 

Thailand Science Research and Innovation (TSRI)

project entitled:

"Macrofungi diversity research from the Lancang-Mekong Watershed and surrounding areas"

(Grant No. DBG6280009)

Contact

  • Email: basidio.org@yahoo.com
  • Addresses:
    Mushroom Research Foundation, 292 Moo 18, Bandu District,
    Muang Chiangrai 57100, Thailand
  • The State Key Lab of Mycology, Institute of Microbiology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, No.3 1st Beichen West Rd., Chaoyang District, Beijing 100101, P.R. China


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