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AGARICALES Underw. (mushrooms and toadstools)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 15409 images of AGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of AGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)

FRDBI FRDBI (www.fieldmycology.net/gbchklst/gbchklst.asp) has the UK and Ireland records of AGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
AGARICACEAE Chevall. (mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols) Family 196 subtaxa 215 460
AMANITACEAE R. Heim ex Pouzar (a family of fungi) Family 48 subtaxa 76 117
BOLBITIACEAE Singer (fieldcap and conecap toadstools) Family 72 subtaxa 47 120
CLAVARIACEAE Chevall. (fairy clubs) Family 37 subtaxa 34 104
CORTINARIACEAE R. Heim ex Pouzar (webcaps, rootshanks and the gypsy) Family 254 subtaxa 125 446
CYPHELLACEAE Lotsy (a family of cyphelloid fungi) Family 3 subtaxa    
Cheimonophyllum candidissimum (Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Singer (an ear fungus) Species   2 3
Chondrostereum purpureum (Pers.) Pouzar (Silverleaf Fungus) Species   2 23
Seticyphella tenuispora Agerer (a cyphelloid fungus) Species     3
ENTOLOMATACEAE Kotl. & Pouzar (pinkgills) Family 188 subtaxa 96 306
FISTULINACEAE Lotsy (a family of bracket fungi) Family 1 subtaxon    
Fistulina hepatica (Schaeff.) With. (Beefsteak Fungus) Species     11
HYDNANGIACEAE Gäum. & C.W. Dodge (a family of toadstools) Family 10 subtaxa 24 25
HYGROPHORACEAE Lotsy (waxcaps and woodwaxes) Family 93 subtaxa 90 164
INOCYBACEAE Jülich (a family of toadstools) Family 165 subtaxa 101 480
LYOPHYLLACEAE Jülich (a family of toadstools) Family 48 subtaxa 40 146
MARASMIACEAE Roze ex Kühner (a family of toadstools) Family 68 subtaxa 94 292
MYCENACEAE Overeem (bonnt toadstools and their allies) Family 106 subtaxa 68 468
NIACEAE Jülich (a family of marine basidiomycetes) Family 14 subtaxa 6 86
NIDULARIACEAE Dumort. (bird's nest fungi) Family   2  
OMPHALOTACEAE Bresinsky (a family of toadstools) Family   2  
Panaeolina foenisecii (Pers.) Maire (Brown Mottlegill, Haymaker) Species   5  
Panaeolus (Fr.) Quél. (mottlegill toadstools) Genus 10 subtaxa 19 19
PHYSALACRIACEAE Corner (a family of chanterelles) Family 28 subtaxa 74 279
PLEUROTACEAE Kühner (oyster fungi) Family 20 subtaxa 27 96
Plicatura crispa (Pers.) Rea (a basidiomycete fungus) Species   3 5
Plicatura nivea (Sommerf.) P. Karst. (a basidiomycete fungus) Species   1  
PLUTEACEAE Kotl. & Pouzar (a family of toadstools) Family 39 subtaxa 71 271
PSATHYRELLACEAE (Singer) Vilgalys, Moncalvo & Redhead (a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools) Family 174 subtaxa 186 419
PTERULACEAE Corner (a family of coral fungi) Family 14 subtaxa 11 46
SCHIZOPHYLLACEAE Quél. (a family of basidiomycete fungi) Family 3 subtaxa    
Auriculariopsis albomellea Species   1  
Schizophyllum amplum (Lév.) Nakasone (a basidiomycete fungus) Species   3 8
Schizophyllum commune Fr. (Splitgill, Common Porecrust) Species   5 13
STROPHARIACEAE Singer & A.H. Sm. (a family of toadstools) Family 220 subtaxa 227 684
TRICHOLOMATACEAE R. Heim ex Pouzar (a family of toadstools) Family 238 subtaxa 297 595
TYPHULACEAE Jülich (a family of minute club fungi) Family 25 subtaxa 10 142

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Gruppo Micologico <<G. Bresadola>> di Trento - image gallery: http://www.mtsn.tn.it/bresadola/gallery_index.asp Gruppo Micologico <<G. Bresadola>> di Trento - image gallery
Swedish Fungi: http://swefungi.se/swindex.html Swedish Fungi
Bon, M., 1997 Clitocybes, Omphales et ressemblants
Bon, M., 1999 Les Collybio-Marasmioides et ressemblants
Bresadola, G., 1927 Iconographia Mycologica
Dam, N., Kuyper, T.W., 2013 Veldgids Paddenstoelen: Plaatjeszwammen en Boleten
Henderson, D.M., Orton, P.D. & Watling, R., 1969 Agarics and Boleti - Introduction
Lange, J.E., 1935 Flora Agaricina Danica (5 volumes)
Marchand, A., 1971 Champignons du Nord et du Midi (9 volumes)
McAdam, A., 2007 Keys to the genera of Agarics and Boletes
Machiel's Website: http://www.entoloma.nl/ Machiel's Website
Orton, P.D., 1960 New Checklist of British Agarics and Boleti - Part III: Notes on genera and species in the list
Morphing Mushroom Identifier: http://www.mycokey.com/newMycoKeySite/MycoKeyIdentQuick.html Morphing Mushroom Identifier

General Works

Bond, T.E.T., 1952 A further note on size and form in Agarics
Cullington, P., 2006 Using gill attachment as an identification aid
Dennis, R.W.G., Orton, P.D. & Hora, F.B., 1960 New Checklist of British Agarics and Boleti
Henrici, A., 2012 Notes and Records (July 2012)
Ingold, C.T., 1985 Rapid spore-germination in some Agarics
Orton, P.D., 1986 Fungi of Northern Pine and Birch woods

Fairy rings

Gregory, P.H., 1982 Fairy rings; free and tethered

Medical

Watling, R., 1997 Poisoning by fungi: interesting cases.

Nature conservation

Marriot, J.V.R., 2005 A tool for the assessment of agaric site diversity

Species richness

Hack, J.E., 1983 Frequency distributions of Agaricales from BMS forays consisting of single visits to many localities compared with repeated visits to one locality
Orton, P.D. & Tofts, R., 1998 The Species Accumulation Curve for Agarics and Boleti from a Caledonian Pinewood.
Rayner, R.W., 1979 The frequencies with which Basidiomycete species other than rusts and smuts, have been recorded on B.M.S. forays

AGARICALES 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)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

AGARICALES is associated with:

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

FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)

Associated with AGARICALES:

basidiome (decayed) decayed basidiome is decayed by fruitbody Dendrocollybia racemosa - Branched Shanklet (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
basidiome (decaying) decaying basidiome is decayed by fruitbody Collybia cirrhata - Piggyback Shanklet (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
basidiome (mummified) mummified basidiome is decayed by fruitbody Collybia cirrhata - Piggyback Shanklet (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
basidiome (mummified) mummified basidiome is decayed by fruitbody Dendrocollybia racemosa - Branched Shanklet (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005
fruitbody (old) old fruitbody is parasitised by subiculate perithecium Hypomyces aurantius - an ascomycete (Hypocreales: Hypocreaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
fruitbody (old) old fruitbody is parasitised by Cladobotryum anamorph Hypomyces aurantius - an ascomycete (Hypocreales: Hypocreaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
fruitbody (old) old fruitbody is decayed by effuse colony of Amblyosporium anamorph Amblyosporium spongiosum - an anamorphic fungus Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
fruitbody (rotting) rotting fruitbody is decayed by synnema of Tilachlidium anamorph Tilachlidium brachiatum - an anamorphic fungus (Hypocreales) UK/Ireland Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
fruitbody fruitbody is parasitised by colony of Penicillium anamorph Penicillium aurantiogriseum - a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus (Eurotiales: Trichocomaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
fruitbody fruitbody is parasitised by compact colony of Penicillium anamorph Penicillium brevicompactum - a dematiaceous anamorphic fungus (Eurotiales: Trichocomaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
fruitbody fruitbody is parasitised by subiculate, gregarious perithecium Hypomyces viridis - an ascomycete fungus (Hypocreales: Hypocreaceae) Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998
stipe, fruitbody stipe of fruitbody is parasitised by fruitbody Squamanita pearsonii - Strathy Strangler (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005

Agaricales may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

References

Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1998 Microfungi on Miscellaneous Substrates: An Identification Handbook
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
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