Marasmius lubricus, a new species of Marasmius sect. Globulares from Paraná, Brazil
Jadson José Souza de Oliveira & Vagner Gularte Cortez
Sydowia 68: 99–105
Published online on May 31st, 2016
Marasmius lubricus is described as a new member of Marasmius section Globulares, from southern Brazil, based on the combination of the following morphological features: pileus campanulate, lubricous, brownish yellow to brown, lamellae adnate to subdecurrent, basidiospores 5–8 × 3–4 μm, subellipsoid to lacrimoid, pleuro- and cheilocystidia cylindrical to clavate, thin- to thick-walled, the latter sometimes externally incrusted. A full description, numerous illustrations, and comparisons with other related taxa are provided. A key for the identification of the Neotropical species of Marasmius sect. Globulares is also presented.
Keywords: Agaricales, marasmioid, saprotrophic fungi, Atlantic Forest, taxonomy.
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