Marasmiellus

Marasmiellus

Marasmiellus ramealis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Marasmiaceae
Genus: Marasmiellus
Murrill
Type species
Marasmiellus juniperinus
Murrill
Species
Synonyms[1]

Micromphale Gray

Marasmiellus is a genus of fungus in the Marasmiaceae family of mushrooms. The widespread genus, circumscribed by American mycologist William Murrill in 1915,[2] contains about 250 species.[3]

The name comes from the Greek marasmus meaning wasting.

See also

Fungi portal
  • List of Marasmiaceae genera

References

External links

  • Index Fungorum.