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AGARICOMYCETES Doweld (a class of fungi)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

AGARICALES Underw. (mushrooms and toadstools)
AGARICACEAE (mushrooms, dapperlings and parasols), eg: Agaricus silvaticus (Blushing Wood Mushroom) - Fruitbody - side view showing gills and stipe - lain down AMANITACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) - Cap - top view BOLBITIACEAE (fieldcap and conecap toadstools), eg: Conocybe pubescens (a conecap) - Fruitbody - lain down CLAVARIACEAE (fairy clubs), eg: Clavaria greletii (Dark Club) - Fruitbody - lain down CORTINARIACEAE (webcaps, rootshanks and the gypsy), eg: Cortinarius calochrous var. parvus (a webcap) - Fruitbody - side view showing cap CYPHELLACEAE (a family of cyphelloid fungi), eg: Chondrostereum purpureum (Silverleaf Fungus) - Fruitbodies - young - in situ ENTOLOMATACEAE (pinkgills), eg: Entoloma chalybeum var. chalybeum (Indigo Pinkgill) - Fruitbodies - side view  - in situ FISTULINACEAE (a family of bracket fungi), eg: Fistulina hepatica (Beefsteak Fungus) - Top view HYDNANGIACEAE (a family of toadstools), eg: Laccaria amethystina (Amethyst Deceiver) - Toadstool - top view of cap HYGROPHORACEAE (waxcaps and woodwaxes), eg: Hygrocybe intermedia (Fibrous Waxcap) - Fruitbody - side view showing gills INOCYBACEAE (a family of toadstools), eg: Inocybe leptophylla (a toadstool) - Cap LYOPHYLLACEAE (a family of toadstools), eg: Tephrocybe palustris (Sphagnum Greyling) - Cap MARASMIACEAE (a family of toadstools), eg: Macrocystidia cucumis (Cucumber Cap) - Cap - in situ MYCENACEAE (bonnt toadstools and their allies), eg: Mycena chlorantha (a bonnet) - Fruitbody - side view NIACEAE (a family of marine basidiomycetes), eg: Lachnella villosa (a cyphelloid fungus) - Fruitbodies - top view Panaeolina foenisecii (Brown Mottlegill, Haymaker), eg: Panaeolina foenisecii (Brown Mottlegill, Haymaker) - Fruitbody - side view - in situ - base exposed Panaeolus (mottlegill toadstools), eg: Panaeolus papilionaceus var. papilionaceus (Petticoat Mottlegill) - Fruitbody - side view - in situ PHYSALACRIACEAE (a family of chanterelles), eg: Oudemansiella mucida (Porcelain Toadstool, Porcelain Fungus, Poached Egg Toadstool) - Fruitbody - side view showing gills - in situ PLEUROTACEAE (oyster fungi), eg: Hohenbuehelia auriscalpium (Spatula Oyster) - Fruitbody - top view PLUTEACEAE (a family of toadstools), eg: Pluteus leoninus (Lion Shield) - Cap - half dry PSATHYRELLACEAE (a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools), eg: Lacrymaria lacrymabunda (Weeping Widow) - Fruitbody - side view PTERULACEAE (a family of coral fungi), eg: Radulomyces confluens (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody SCHIZOPHYLLACEAE (a family of basidiomycete fungi), eg: Schizophyllum commune (Splitgill, Common Porecrust) - Fruitbody - half dry - underside view STROPHARIACEAE (a family of toadstools), eg: Hypholoma lateritium (Brick Tuft) - Fruitbodies - side view TRICHOLOMATACEAE (a family of toadstools), eg: Tricholomopsis decora (Prunes and Custard) - Fruitbody - side view showing gills TYPHULACEAE (a family of minute club fungi), eg: Typhula erythropus (Redleg Club) - Fruitbody
Order 1243 subtaxa 1624 ident refs
AGARICOMYCETIDAE Parmasto (a subclass of basidiomycetes)
Subclass 2 subtaxa 8 ident refs
ATHELIALES Jülich (an order of basidiomycetes) Order   2 ident refs
AURICULARIALES J. Schröt. (an order of jelly fungi)
AURICULARIACEAE (a family of jelly fungi), eg: Exidia nucleata (Crystal Brain) - Fruitbody - in situ Guepinia helvelloides (Salmon Salad), eg: Guepinia helvelloides (Salmon Salad) - Fruitbody - lain down Pseudohydnum gelatinosum (Jelly Tooth), eg: Pseudohydnum gelatinosum (Jelly Tooth) - Fruitbody - top view
Order 29 subtaxa 46 ident refs
BOLETALES E.-J. Gilbert (spongecap toadstools and their relatives)
BOLETACEAE (sponge cap toadstools), eg: Phylloporus pelletieri (Golden-gilled Bolete) - Fruitbody with forked stipe - side view showing gills - lain down CONIOPHORACEAE (a family of resupinate boletes), eg: Coniophora arida (a resupinate bolete) - Fruitbody with fungal galls DIPLOCYSTIDIACEAE (barometer earthstars), eg: Astraeus hygrometricus (Barometer Earthstar) - Two immature fruitbodies GOMPHIDIACEAE (spike toadstools), eg: Chroogomphus rutilus (Copper Spike) - Fruitbody HYGROPHOROPSIDACEAE (false chanterelles), eg: Hygrophoropsis aurantiaca (False Chanterelle) - Fruitbody - turned over to show gills and stipe PAXILLACEAE (a family of bolete toadstools), eg: Paxillus rubicundulus (Alder Rollrim) - Side view showing cap RHIZOPOGONACEAE (beard truffles), eg: Rhizopogon luteolus (Yellow False Truffle, Yellow Beard Truffle) - Fruitbody - in situ SCLERODERMATACEAE (earthballs and dyeballs), eg: Scleroderma areolatum (Leopard Earthball) - Side view - showing root SERPULACEAE (a family of resupinate boletes), eg: Serpula lacrymans (Dry Rot) - Fruitbody - close-up SUILLACEAE (a family of boletes), eg: Suillus grevillei (Larch Bolete) - Fruitbody - top view TAPINELLACEAE (lignicolous rollrims), eg: Tapinella panuoides (Oyster Rollrim) - Fruitbody - top view
Order 130 subtaxa 198 ident refs
CANTHARELLALES Gäum. (chanterelles, hedgehog fungi and some fairy clubs and resupinates)
BOTRYOBASIDIACEAE (a family of resupinate fungi), eg: Botryobasidium subcoronatum (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody margin CANTHARELLACEAE (chanterelles), eg: Craterellus cornucopioides (Horn Of Plenty) - In situ - cap CLAVULINACEAE (a family of fairy clubs), eg: Clavulina cinerea (a coral fungus) - Fruitbody - in situ HYDNACEAE (hedgehog fungi), eg: Hydnum repandum (Wood Hedgehog, Hedgehog Fungus) - Clamp connection in cap tomentum
Order 47 subtaxa 62 ident refs
CORTICIALES K.H. Larss. (an order of fungi) Order   1 ident refs
Cotylidia pannosa (Sowerby) D.A. Reid (Woolly Rosette) Species   3 ident refs
Cotylidia undulata (Fr.) P. Karst. (Stalked Rosette) Species   1 ident refs
Cyphellostereum laeve (Fr.) D.A. Reid (a cyphellaceous fungus) Species   4 ident refs
GEASTRALES K. Hosaka & Castellano (earth-stars)
GEASTRACEAE (earthstars), eg: Geastrum fimbriatum (Sessile Earthstar) - Fruitbody - underside view
Order 16 subtaxa 29 ident refs
GLOEOPHYLLALES Thorn (an order of fungi)
GLOEOPHYLLACEAE (a fungus), eg: Gloeophyllum sepiarium (Conifer Mazegill) - In situ
Order 3 subtaxa 4 ident refs
GOMPHALES Jülich (an order of fairy clubs)
CLAVARIADELPHACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Clavariadelphus pistillaris (Giant Club) - Fruitbody - side view - in sit GOMPHACEAE (a family of fairy clubs), eg: Ramaria abietina (a coral fungus) - Fruitbody - in situ
Order 18 subtaxa 24 ident refs
Unidentified Grandinia (Unidentified Grandinia Resupinate Spine Fungi) Unidentified    
HYMENOCHAETALES Oberw. (an order of basidiomycete fungi)
HYMENOCHAETACEAE (a family of bracket fungi), eg: Inonotus hispidus (Shaggy Bracket) - Fruitbody SCHIZOPORACEAE (a family of bracket and resupinate fungi), eg: Hyphodontia pallidula (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody
Order 41 subtaxa 59 ident refs
HYSTERANGIALES K. Hosaka & Castellano (an order of truffles)
Order 2 subtaxa 6 ident refs
Intextomyces contiguus (P. Karst.) Erikss. & Ryvarden (a fungus) Species   1 ident refs
Odonticium romellii (S. Lundell) Parmasto (a toothed resupinate basidiomycete) Species   3 ident refs
PHALLALES E. Fisch. (stinkhorns, cage and coral fungi, earthstars, truffles and fairy clubs)
CLATHRACEAE (cage fungi), eg: Clathrus archeri (Devil's Fingers) - Reared fruitbody PHALLACEAE (stinkhorns), eg: Phallus impudicus var. impudicus (Stinkhorn) - Fruitbodies - in situ
Order 9 subtaxa 19 ident refs
POLYPORALES Gäum. (polypores)
CORTICIACEAE (a family of resupinate fungi), eg: Marchandiomyces corallinus (a lichenicolous anamorphic basidiomycete) - Colony FOMITOPSIDACEAE (a family of bracket fungi), eg: Ischnoderma benzoinum (Benzoin Bracket) - Bracket - top view GANODERMATACEAE (a family of bracket fungi), eg: Ganoderma pfeifferi (Beeswax Bracket) - Fruitbody - section MERIPILACEAE (giant polypores), eg: Grifola frondosa (Hen Of The Woods) - Fruitbody cluster - oblique view MERULIACEAE (a family of basidiomycetes), eg: Phlebia rufa (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody PHANEROCHAETACEAE (a family of polypores), eg: Ceriporiopsis gilvescens (Pink Porecrust) - Fruitbody POLYPORACEAE (a family of polypores), eg: Epithele typhae (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody SPARASSIDACEAE (cauliflower fungi), eg: Sparassis crispa (Wood Cauliflower) - Fruitbody - mature - top view XENASMATACEAE (a family of polypores), eg: Phlebiella sulphurea (Yellow Cobweb) - Fruitbody
Order 172 subtaxa 253 ident refs
Repetobasidium J. Erikss. (a genus of fungi) Genus   1 ident refs
Rickenella fibula (Bull.) Raithelh. (Orange Mosscap)
Fruitbodies - oblique view - in situ
Species   3 ident refs
Rickenella swartzii (Fr.) Kuyper (Collared Mosscap)
Cap - underside view showing stipe apex
Species   2 ident refs
RUSSULALES Kreisel ex P.M. Kirk, P.F. Cannon & J.C. David (an order of toadstools)
AMYLOSTEREACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Amylostereum laevigatum (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody AURISCALPIACEAE (a family of basidiomycetes), eg: Auriscalpium vulgare (Earpick Fungus) - Fruitbody on pine cone BONDARZEWIACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Heterobasidion annosum (Root Rot, Root Fomes, White Pocket Rot - causative organism) - Bracket - in situ HERICIACEAE (a family of lignicolous tooth fungi), eg: Hericium coralloides (Coral Tooth) - Fruitbody - side view PENIOPHORACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Peniophora proxima (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody RUSSULACEAE (milkcaps and russulas), eg: Lactarius blennius (Slimy Milk-cap, Beech Milkcap) - Fruitbody - oblique view - in situ STEREACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Aleurodiscus wakefieldiae (Pink Disco) - Fruitbody
Order 185 subtaxa 230 ident refs
SEBACINALES M. Weiss, Selosse, Rexer, A. Urb. & Oberw. (an order of fungi)
SEBACINACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Sebacina incrustans (Enveloping Crust) - Fruitbody
Order 1 subtaxon 1 ident refs
THELEPHORALES Corner ex Oberw. (an order of basidiomycete fungi)
BANKERACEAE (a family of stipitate tooth fungi), eg: Bankera fuligineoalba (Drab Tooth) - Fruitbody - side view THELEPHORACEAE (a family of basidiomycete fungi), eg: Tomentella sublilacina (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody
Order 33 subtaxa 60 ident refs
TRECHISPORALES K.H. Larss. (an order of fungi)
HYDNODONTACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Subulicystidium longisporum (a resupinate fungus) - Fruitbody
Order 20 subtaxa 24 ident refs

Suggested Literature

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BIOTA
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