Book ID: 99283
The Xerula / Oudemansiella Complex (Agaricales). 2010. (Nova Hedwigia, Beih. 137). Many col. figs. 625 p. gr8vo. Paper bd.
This volume summarizes the taxonomic and phylogenetic knowledge of asmall group of fungal, mushroom genera (Homobasidiomycota, Agaricales)centered in Xerula s.l. and Oudemansiella. Introductory materialincluding published history of the group, application of DNAsequencing and phylogenetics of the taxa invoved, world monographsof the included genera, and studies of type speciemns linked toimplicated taxa. Sixty - eight new taxa and / or new combinations areproposed, including four new genera (Hymenopellis, Paraxerula,Pointiculomyces, Protoxerula) and other genera are resurrected /reconfigured (Dactylosporina, Mucidula, Oudemansiella, Xerula). Thedescriptive text is supplemented by line drawings, 31 color plates andphylogenetic trees.