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Virtual Mycota Groups - A Simple Key

A simple pictorial key to the fungi treated in the virtual Mycota. Links from this page will provide a provide a short description of the various groups of fungi treated, and a list of genera within those groups

 

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Mushrooms [fleshy fungi with gills]

Boletes [and other fleshy fungi with pores]

 

   

Pouch Fungi (secotioid - with a stalk)  

Truffle-like Fungi (gasteroid - without a stalk)

 

Coral Fungi

Puffballs and puffball-like fungi

 

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Jelly Fungi

 

   

Bracket or Crust Fungi with pores on fertile surface
Thelephores - a smooth fertile surface, leathery brackets, or crust-like (paint-splash fungi)

Tooth Fungi

Cyphelloid fungi - basidiomycetes with cup-like fruiting bodies and a smooth fertile surface

 

Earth tongues and jelly babies  

Cup fungi, saddle fungi and morels

 

 

Slime moulds

Xylariaceae

 

Rust fungi

Smut fungi

 

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