Squamanita citricolor, a new species from Central Africa
Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi , Volume 17 - Issue 1 p. 135- 139
The new Squamanita citricolor is described from Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo). It has a medium-sized basidiocarp characterized by a glabrous yellow pileus, a whitish to yellowish stipe rising from an ochraceous yellow, obconical, deeply rooting basal bulb, and very thick-walled fusiform pleuro- and cheilocystidia. Because it has to be assumed now that all Squamanita species are mycoparasites and that the basal body formerly called protocarpic tuber is in fact a deformed basidiocarp of another species infected by Squamanita mycelium it is proposed that the term ‘protocarpic tuber’ is replaced by the new term ‘cecidiocarp’.
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Bas, C, & Thoen, D. (1998). Squamanita citricolor, a new species from Central Africa. Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi, 17(1), 135–139.