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AGARICACEAE Chevall. (mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Family)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
Agaricus L. (true mushrooms) Genus 40 subtaxa 43 88
Allopsalliota geesterani (Bas & Heinem.) Nauta & Bas (a mushroom) Species   5  
Battarrea phalloides (Dicks.) Pers. (Sandy Stiltball) Species   15 6
Bovista Pers. (bovists, balloon fungi) Genus 2 subtaxa 3 1
Bovistella radicata (Durieu & Mont.) Pat. (Rooting Puffball) Species   2  
Calvatia gigantea (Batsch) Lloyd (Giant Puffball) Species   2 1
Chamaemyces fracidus (Fr.) Donk (Dewdrop Dapperling) Species   2 3
Chlorophyllum Massee (a genus of parasols) Genus 5 subtaxa 8 5
Coprinus Pers. (inkcaps) Genus 17 subtaxa 18 33
Crucibulum laeve (Huds.) Kambly (Common Bird's Nest) Species     6
Cyathus olla (Batsch) Pers. (Field Bird's Nest) Species   1 5
Cyathus stercoreus (Schwein.) De Toni (Dung Bird's Nest) Species   2 2
Cyathus striatus (Huds.) Pers. (Fluted Bird’S-nest, Fluted Bird's Nest) Species   1 7
Cystoderma Fayod (powdercaps) Genus 7 subtaxa 4 15
Cystolepiota Singer (a genus of dapperlings) Genus 7 subtaxa 5 24
Handkea excipuliformis (Scop.) Kreisel (Pestle Puffball) Species   2  
Handkea utriformis (Bull.) Pers. (Mosaic Puffball) Species   1 1
Lepiota (Pers.) Gray (a genus of dapperlings) Genus 42 subtaxa 27 108
Leucoagaricus (Locq.) Singer (a genus of dapperlings) Genus 25 subtaxa 31 57
Leucocoprinus Pat. (a genus of dapperlings) Genus 7 subtaxa 6 17
Lycoperdon Pers. (a genus of puffballs) Genus 12 subtaxa 5 30
Macrolepiota Singer (a genus of parasols) Genus 7 subtaxa 5 11
Melanophyllum Velen. (a genus of dapperlings) Genus 2 subtaxa 2 11
Mycenastrum corium (Guers.) Desv (a basidiomycete) Species   2  
Mycocalia J.T. Palmer (cannon fungi) Genus 4 subtaxa   18
Nidularia deformis (Willd.) Fr. (Pea-shaped Bird's Nest) Species     4
Phaeolepiota aurea (Matt.) Konrad & Maubl. (Golden Bootleg) Species   3  
Queletia mirabilis Fr. (Quelet's Stalk Puffball) Species   1  
Tulostoma Pers. (stalkballs) Genus 3 subtaxa 7 6
Vascellum pratense (Pers.) Kreisel (Meadow Puffball) Species   1 1

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Bon, M., 1995 (Lepiotaceae) Les Lepiotes
Bon, M, 1981 (Lepiotaceae) Clé Monographique des "Lepiotes" D'Europe
Breitenbach J., & Kränzlin F., 1995 Agarics, 2nd part
Breitenbach J., & Kränzlin F., 1995 Agarics, 2nd part
Candusso, M. & Lanzoni, G., 1990 (Lepioa sl.) Lepiota s.l.
Kühner, R. & Romagnesi, H., 1956 Compléments a la "Flore analytique"
VII) Espéces nouvelles, critiques ou rares de Naucoriacées, Copriniacées et Lepiotacées
Kühner, R. & Romagnesi, H., 1956 (Mainly Lepiotaceae) Compléments a la "Flore analytique"
VII) Espéces nouvelles, critiques ou rares de Naucoriacées, Copriniacées et Lepiotacées
Nauta, M.M., 2001 Allopsalliota Nauta & Bas
Noordeloos, M.E., Kuyper, T.W. & Vellinga, E.C., 2005 Flora Agaricina Neerlandica 6
Noordeloos, M.E., Kuyper, Th.W., Vellinga, E.C., 2001 (A modern treatment of Agaricus sl. by M. M. Nauta and of Lepiota sl by E. C. Vellinga.) Flora Agaricina Neerlandica 5
Vellinga, E.C., 2001 Agaricaceae (Fr.) Cohn (Key to genera)

Dung fungi

Richardson, M.J. & Watling, R., 1997 Keys to Fungi on Dung

General Works

Henrici, A., 2001 (Lepiotaceae) Update on Roger Phillips' Mushrooms and other fungi of Gt. Britain & Europe, part 2: white and pink-spored agarics

AGARICACEAE may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

AGARICACEAE is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Agaricaceae listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)

Associated with AGARICACEAE:

Agaricaceae may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

Further Information

Curation Most can be dried in the normal way, but species which autodigest too quickly can be placed in the air stream from a fan heater for fast, effective results.
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