Chlorophyllum Massee e Macrolepiota Singer (Agaricaceae) in an area of Pampa biome, southern Brazil

Rodrigo Paidano Alves, Graciele Cunha Alvez de Menezes, Eliane Dias de Oliveira, Filipe de Carvalho Victoria, Antonio Batista Pereira, Margeli Pereira de Albuquerque


This work reports the occurrence of fungi species of the genera Chlorophyllum Massee and Macrolepiota Singer, the latter not yet registered for São Gabriel, Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil. The study area is located in the Pampa biome, being the samplings conducted between April 2011 and May 2012. The micobiota studied in the area is represented until this moment by five species, as follows: Macrolepiota gracilenta (Krombh) Wasser, Macrolepiota fuligineosquarrosa Malençon, Macrolepiota procera (Scop.) Singer, Chlorophyllum rachodes (Vittad.) Vellinga and Chlorophyllum molybdites (G. Mey.) Massee. Identification keys for these species and two new occurrences of Macrolepiota for, respectively, Brazil and Rio Grande do Sul, are presented.

Keywords: mycodiversity, taxonomy, Basidiomycota.

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