Psathyrella pygmaea (Bull.) Singer
(pygmy brittlestem)

Taxonomic hierarchy:
SpeciesPsathyrella pygmaea (pygmy brittlestem)
GenusPsathyrella (brittlestem toadstools)
FamilyPSATHYRELLACEAE (a family of inkcap and brittlestem toadstools)
OrderAGARICALES (mushrooms and toadstools)
ClassAGARICOMYCETES (a class of fungi)
PhylumBASIDIOMYCOTA (spore droppers)
KingdomFUNGI (true fungi)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)
Records of Psathyrella pygmaea (Pygmy Brittlestem) :
1: Psathyrella pygmaea (Pygmy Brittlestem)
12 Oct 1986 OSGR: SU17 51° 30' N, 1° 50' W Vice County: North Wilts (VC 7) England
Image 1: Fruitbodies - in situImage 2: Fruitbodies - side views - in situImage 3: Cap - in situ - enlargedImage 4: Cap - in situ - enlarged (2)Image 5: Fruitbodies - in situ - enlargedImage 6: Fruitbody - in situ - enlargedImage 7: Fruitbody - young - in situ - enlargedImage 8: Gills - close-up - enlargedImage 9: Cheilocystidia - magnifiedImage 10: Pleurocystidium - magnifiedImage 11: Spores - highly magnifiedImage 12: DescriptionImage 13: Description - contd

Identification Works

BioInfo ( has 2 general literature references relevant to Psathyrella pygmaea (Pygmy Brittlestem)

Psathyrella pygmaea (Pygmy Brittlestem) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 3 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for Psathyrella pygmaea (Pygmy Brittlestem)
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