Amparoina spinosissima

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Amparoina spinosissima is a species of fungus in the Tricholomataceae family, and the type species of the genus Amparoina. It was originally named Mycena spinosissima by mycologist Rolf Singer in 1951, who had originally found the species in Argentina in 1949.[1] He transferred it to Amparoina in 1958.[2]

Distribution[edit | hide all | hide | edit source]

The fungus is found in tropical and subtropical regions, and has been collected in Argentina, Colombia, Japan, the Hawaiian Islands, New Caledonia, Costa Rica, and Puerto Rico.[3]

References[edit | hide | edit source]

  1. Singer R. (1950). "Die höheren Pilze Argentiniens". Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Pilzkunde (in German). 28: 181–96.
  2. Singer R. (1958). "New genera of fungi. VIII. Notes concerning the sections of the genus Marasmius Fr". Mycologia. 50 (1): 103–10. doi:10.2307/3756041.
  3. Desjardin DE. (1995). "A preliminary accounting of the worldwide members of Mycena sect. Sacchariferae. Taxonomic monographs of Agaricales". Bibliotheca Mycologica: 1–89.
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