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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.266.1.1

Coprophilous Agaricales (Agaricomycetes, Basidiomycota) from Brazil

ROGER FAGNER RIBEIRO MELO, RENATA DOS SANTOS CHIKOWSKI, ANDREW NICHOLAS MILLER, LEONOR COSTA MAIA

Abstract


During a survey of coprophilous fungi along a gradient through different vegetational areas in Pernambuco, northeastern Brazil, twelve species of dung inhabiting mushrooms were reported. Bolbitius demangei, Conocybe siliginea, Coprinellus angulatus, C. marculentus, Coprinopsis cothurnata, C. pseudoradiata, C. vermiculifer and Coprinus foetidellus are new records for Brazil. Descriptions and drawings are provided, along with an identification key to all Agaricales species recorded on dung in Brazil.


Keywords


Basidiomycetes, coprophilous fungi, taxonomy, Fungi, Brazil

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