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Omphalotus illudens (Schwein.) Bresinsky & Besl (Jack O’Lantern)

Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

anon., 2013 (Colour photograph) Readers' Finds (Oct 2013)
Kuyper, T.W., 1995 Omphalotus Fay. in Annls Sci. nat., Bot.VI, 9: 338. 1889
Watling, R. & Gregory, N.M., 1989 Crepidotaceae, Pleurotaceae and other pleurotoid Agarics

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references to Omphalotus illudens (Jack O’Lantern)

Omphalotus illudens may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(a class of fungi)
(mushrooms and toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 9 feeding and other relationships of Omphalotus illudens (Jack O’Lantern)

Further Information

1992 (Provisional) Red Data List Vulnerable
2007 (Draft) Red Data List NT
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