Agaricales » Strophariaceae¬†


Bogbodia Redhead, Index Fungorum 15: 1 (2013)


Etymology: Bog body, in reference to the tanned pileus and occurrence in northern peat bogs.


Diagnosis Basidiomes psilocyboid, scattered, solitary. Pilei brownish, moist to dry. Stipes cartilaginous to wiry. Basidiospores brownish to blackish vinaceous in mass, amygdaliform in profile, finely roughened when viewed under oil immersion, with a distinct abruptly defined germ pore. Subhymenium not gelatinized. Chrysocystidia as pleurocystidia.


Index Fungorum number: IF550125


Type species: Bogbodia uda (Pers.) Redhead, Index Fungorum 15: 1 (2013)


Notes: Phylogenetically in the Agaricales, Strophariaceae (Moncalvo et al., Mol. Phyl. Evol. 23: 357-400. 2002; Walther et al., Mycol. Res. 109: 525-544. 2005; Matheny et al. Mycologia 98: 982-995. 2006). Habitat: Primarily bogs on peaty soil or amongst Sphagnum and other mosses. Gender: feminine



Redhead, SA. 2013. Nomenclatural novelties. Index Fungorum. 15:1-2


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