Agaricales » Psathyrellaceae


Typhrasa Örstadius & E. Larss., in Örstadius et al., Mycological Progress 14 (no. 25): 32 (2015)

Etymology: The genus name is an anagram of Psathyra an illegitimate genus earlier containing many psathyrelloid species.

Diagnostic charactersBasidiomata medium-sized, with well-developed veil, growing on wood or on soil. Cap brown, striate or not, hygrophanous. Gills crowded, adnate to adnexed, pale, becoming brown, with white edge. Spores small to medium-sized, with colours from red to reddish yellow. Hymenial cystidia large, rostrate, and with intracellular oily drops or globules. Pileipellis with a hymeniderm or a paraderm. Clamps present.

Index Fungorum number: IF811499

Type species: Typhrasa gossypina (Bull.) Örstadius & E. Larss., in Örstadius, Ryberg & Larsson, Mycological Progress 14(no. 25): 33 (2015)


Typhrasa gossypina (Bull.) Örstadius & E. Larss. 2015

Typhrasa gossypina f. gossypina (Bull.) Örstadius & E. Larss. 2015

Typhrasa gossypina var. gossypina (Bull.) Örstadius & E. Larss. 2015

Typhrasa nanispora Örstadius, Hauskn. & E. Larss. 2015



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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