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Guyanagaster T.W. Henkel, M.E. Sm. & Aime, in Henkel et al., American Journal of Botany. 97(9):1474-1484 (2010)

Etymology: Guyana; gaster = stomach (Greek), referring to the country of origin and sequestrate basidiomata.

Basidiomata globosa usque ovata vel irregulariter lobata, 2252 × 1134 mm, nigra, verrucosa; stipes concolor, laevis, 710 × 46 mm, ad radices lignosae affixus; gleba roseopallida usque lateritia, loculis gelatinosis; columella continua cum stipite, roseopallida usque rubroaurantia; basidiosporae globosae, echinulatae, pedicellatae, avellinae, dextrinoidea, 15.518.5 × 15.618.8 µm.

Index Fungorum number: IF515527

Type species: Guyanagaster necrorhizus T.W. Henkel, Aime & M.E. Sm. in Henkel et al., American Journal of Botany. 97(9): 1477 (2010)


Guyanagaster lucianii R.A. Koch & Aime 2017

Guyanagaster necrorhizus T.W. Henkel, Aime & M.E. Sm. 2010



Henkel T.W., Smith M.E., Aime M.C. 2010. Guyanagaster, a new wood-decaying sequestrate genus of Agaricales from the Guiana Shield. American Journal of Botany. 97(9):1474-1484




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