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Psathyrella (Fr.) Quél. (brittlestem toadstools)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Psathyrella ammophila (Durieu & Lév.) P.D. Orton (Dune Brittlestem)
Fruitbody - side view
Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella bipellis (Quél.) A.H. Sm. (a brittlestem)
Fruitbody
Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella candolleana (Fr.) G. Bertrand (Pale Brittlestem)
Cap - half dry
Species  
Psathyrella cernua (Vahl) M.M. Moser (a toadstool) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella clivensis (Berk. & Broome) P.D. Orton (a brittlestem)
Fruitbody - side view
Species  
Psathyrella conopilus (Fr.) A. Pearson & Dennis (Conical Brittlestem)
Fruitbodies - oblique view - in situ
Species 2 ident refs
Psathyrella corrugis (Pers.) Konrad & Maubl. (Red Edge Brittlestem)
Cap - in situ - side view
Species  
Psathyrella cotonea (Quél.) Konrad & Maubl. (Yellowfoot Brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella fatua (Fr.) Konrad & Maubl. (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella fimiseda Orstadius & E. Larss. ((A Brittlestem Toadstool)) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella friesii Kits van Wav. (a brittlestem) Species  
Psathyrella fusca (Schumach.) A. Pearson (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella hirta Peck (a brittlestem) Species  
Psathyrella lutensis (Romagn.) M.M. Moser ex Bon (a brittlestem)
Cap - moist -close-up
Species  
Psathyrella maculata (C.S. Parker) A.H. Sm. (a brittlestem)
Fruitbodies - side view - in situ
Species  
Psathyrella marcescibilis (Britzelm.) Singer (a brittlestem)
Fruitbody - side view showing gills and stipe - lain down
Species  
Psathyrella melanthina (Fr.) Kits van Wav. Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella merdicola Orstadius & E.Larss. ((A Brittlestem Toadstool)) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella microrhiza (Lasch) Konrad & Maubl. (Rootlet Brittlestem)
Fruitbody - side view showing gills and stipe - lain down
Species  
Psathyrella multipedata (Peck) A.H. Sm. (Clustered Brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella murcida (Fr.) Kits van Wav. (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella narcotica Kits van Wav. (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella olympiana A.H. Sm. (a toadstool) Species  
Psathyrella panaeoloides (Maire) M.M. Moser (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella pennata (Fr.) Konrad & Maubl. (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella pervelata Kits van Wav. (a fungus) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella phegophila Romagn. (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella piluliformis (Bull.) P.D. Orton (Common Stump Brittlestem)
Fruitbody - side view showing gills and stipe - lain down
Species  
Psathyrella potteri A.H. Sm. (a brittlestem)
Fruitbody - side view - lain down
Species  
Psathyrella prona (Fr.) Gillet (a brittlestem) Species  
Psathyrella prona f. prona (Fr.) Gillet (a brittlestem)
Fruitbody - side view - in situ
Form  
Psathyrella pseudogordonii Kits van Wav. (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella pygmaea (Bull.) Singer (a brittlestem)
Cap - in situ
Species 2 ident refs
Psathyrella rostellata Örstadius (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella scatophila Orstadius & E. Larss. (a brittlestem) Species 2 ident refs
Psathyrella spadiceogrisea (Schaeff.) G. Bertrand (Spring Brittlestem)
Cap and side view
Species  
Psathyrella sphaerocystis P.D. Orton (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella stercoraria Orstadius & E. Larss. (a brittlestem) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella tephrophylla (Romagn.) M.M. Moser ex Bon (a brittlestem) Species  
(Psathyrella cernua/olympiana) (a pair of brittlestem toadstools) Informal  
Psathyrella cernua (Vahl) M.M. Moser (a toadstool) Species 1 ident refs
Psathyrella olympiana A.H. Sm. (a toadstool) Species  
(Psathyrella corrugis agg.) (a pair of brittlestem toadstools) Informal  
Psathyrella corrugis (Pers.) Konrad & Maubl. (Red Edge Brittlestem)
Cap - in situ - side view
Species  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Cullington, P., 2006 (Species with red gill edge) Psathyrella species with a red gill edge
Hausknecht, A., 1997 (Two species not recorded in our area) Some rare Agaricales with brown or darker spores
Kits van Waveren, E., 1985 The Dutch, French and British Species of Psathyrella
Kits van Waveren, E., 1987 Additions to our monograph on Psathyrella
The genus Psathyrella in Europe: http://www.vielepilze.de/selten/psat/epsat.html The genus Psathyrella in Europe
The genus Psathyrella in Europe: http://www.vielepilze.de/selten/psat/epsat.html The genus Psathyrella in Europe

Coprophilous species

Larsson, E. & Orstadius, L., 2008 Fourteen coprophilous species of Psathyrella identified in the Nordic countries using morphology and nuclear rDNA sequence data

Sect. Spadiceae

Vasutova, M., 2008 Taxonomic studies on Psathyrella sect. Spadiceae

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 11 general literature references to Psathyrella (brittlestem toadstools)

Psathyrella may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
BASIDIOMYCOTA
(spore droppers)
AGARICOMYCETES
(a class of fungi)
AGARICALES
(mushrooms and toadstools)
PSATHYRELLACEAE
(a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools)
Macromycetes (via Agaricales) Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 230 feeding and other relationships of Psathyrella (brittlestem toadstools)

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