Gymnopus foetidum subsp. Subsect., Petersen & Hughes, 2016

Petersen, Ronald H. & Hughes, Karen W., 2016, Micromphale sect. Perforantia (Agaricales, Basidiomycetes); Expansion and phylogenetic placement, MycoKeys 18, pp. 1-122 : 9

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Gymnopus foetidum subsp. Subsect.

subsect. auton.

Section Perforantia Subsect. Perforantia subsect. auton.

Type species

(typus auto.): Agaricus (Gymnopus) perforans Hoffm. ex Fr.


Separating characters as follows: 1) pileipellis a layer of repent, encrusted hyphae, conspicuously clamped, usually with thickened (through gelatinization) walls and usually embedded in a slime matrix; 2) cheilocystidia often absent, when present, clavate to utriform; 3) stipe usually vestured; 4) fruiting on conifer needles or broad-leafed debris.