Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Basidiomycota
Subdivisio: Agaricomycotina
Classis: Agaricomycetes
Subclassis: Agaricomycetidae
Ordo: Agaricales
Subordo: Agaricineae

Familia: Agaricaceae
Genus: Chlorolepiota
Species: C. brunneotincta – C. indica – C. mahabaleshwarensis

Chlorolepiota Sathe & S.D. Deshp., 1979

Type species: Chlorolepiota mahabaleshwarensis Sathe & S.D. Deshp., 1979
Primary references

Sathe, A.V.; Deshpande, S.D. 1979. Chilorolepiota - A new genus of Agaricales (Mushrooms) from India. Current Science. 48(15):693-695


Index Fungorum: IF 17288
MycoBank: MB 17288

Chlorolepiota is a genus of fungi in the family Agaricaceae. It is characterized by mushrooms with a macrolepiotoid habit, a pruinose yellow-greenish spore print, and the lack of clamp connections in the hyphae. The genus was circumscribed in 1979, with C. mahabaleshwarensis as the type and only species. [1] C. indica was described in 2013,[2] and C. brunneotincta in 2014. All species are found in India. The generic name Chlorolepiota is a portmanteau of Chlorophyllum and Macrolepiota, two closely related genera.[3]
See also

List of Agaricales genera
List of Agaricaceae genera


Sathe AV, Deshpande SD. (1979). "Cholorolepiota – a new genus of Agaricales (mushrooms) from India". Current Science. 48 (15): 693–695.
Kumari B, Atri NS, Kaur M. (2013). "Chlorolepiota indica sp. nov. – a new species from India". Mycoscience. 54 (4): 257–259. doi:10.1016/j.myc.2012.09.020.
Atri NS, Kumari B, Upadhyay RC. (2014). "Chlorolepiota brunneotincta sp. nov. – a new species from India". Turkish Journal of Botany. 38: 370–374. doi:10.3906/bot-1206-32.

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