Agaricales » Psathyrellaceae


Homophron (Britzelm.) Örstadius & E. Larss., in Örstadius et al., Mycological Progress 14 (5/25): 35 (2015)

Diagnosis: Basidiomata small to large, fragile to rather rigid, non-deliquescent, lignicolous. Pileus brown, striate, hygrophanous. Lamellae close to crowded. Stem central. Veil absent. Spores small to medium sized, moderately pigmented to hyaline, with indistinct to absent germ pore. Basidia 4-spored. Pleurocystidia often thick-walled and with crystals or incrustations at apex. Pileipellis a hymeniderm or transition to a paraderm. Clamps present.

Index Fungorum number: IF811630

Type species: Homophron spadiceum (P. Kumm.) Örstadius & E. Larss., in Örstadius et al., Mycological Progress 14 (5/25): 35 (2015)

Notes: The combination of absence of veil and presence of thick-walled cystidia with crystals is unique in Psathyrellaceae.



Homophron camptopodum (Sacc.) Örstadius & E. Larss. 2015

Homophron cernuum (Vahl) Örstadius & E. Larss. 2015

Homophron naucoria (A.H. Sm.) Voto 2019

Homophron naucorioides (A.H. Sm.) Voto 2019

Homophron particularis (Britzelm.) W.B. Cooke 1953

Homophron spadiceum (P. Kumm.) Örstadius & E. Larss. 2015

Homophron submaculatum (G.F. Atk.) Voto 2020



Örstadius L, Ryberg M, Larsson E. 2015. Molecular phylogenetics and taxonomy in Psathyrellaceae (Agaricales) with focus on psathyrelloid species: introduction of three new genera and 18 new species. Mycological Progress. 14(5/25): 1-42.


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