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Clitopilus doimaesalongensis

Clitopilus doimaesalongensis Jatuwong, Karun. & K.D. Hyde

Index Fungorum number: 811415; Facefungi number:FoF 00712; Mycobank number: MB 811415

Pileus 11-19 mm in diameter, depressed with incurved margin; surface white to chalk-white (A1), without staining, dull and sticky, winkle cover with the slightly matted silky-fibrillose squamules. Lamellae decurrent, 0.7 cm wide, crowded, narrow, white (A1) when young. Stipe 17-25 × 7-4.5 mm, central, cylindrical, solid, white (A1) throughout surface, smooth with silky-fibrillose squamules, basal part with white (A1) cottony mycelium. Odour strong farinaceous.

Basidiospores 6.8-9.2 × 4.1-5.5 μm (Q=2.1- 3.9, Qav=2.9, n=30), hyaline, ellipsoid in polar view, amygdaliform to limoniform inside view. Basidia 9.1-21.1 × 3.3-7 μm, clavate, 4-spored. Pileipellis a layer of loosely arranged, hyaline hyphae. Cheilocystidia absent. Pleurocystidia absent. Clamp connections absent in all tissues. (Figs. 1-2)


Faces of fungi number: FoF 00712 MycoBank: MB 811415 Holotype: MFLU13-0519

Habitat/Distribution: Gregarious on soil as small groups in disturbed forest, only known from Thailand.

Material examined: THAILAND, Chiang Rai Province: Doi Mae Salong, 26 June 2013, Samantha C. Karunarathna (MFLU13-0519, holotype); ex-type living culture, MFLUCC 13-0806

Fig. 1 Basidiomata of Clitopilus doimaesalongensis in the field, Scale bars: 10 mm.

Fig. 2 Clitopilus doimaesalongensis (MFLU13- 0519) A. Basidiospores B. Basidia C. Pileipellis. Scale bars: A=10 μm, B=20 μm, C=10 μm.





Jatuwong K, Hyde KD, Karunarathna SC, Chamyoung S, & Kakumyan P 2017– Two species of Clitopilus (Entolomataceae, Agaricales) from Northern Thailand. Chiang Mai Journal of Science, 44(1), 115-124.


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