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Holec, Jan & Václav Hálek. Record of the rare greenhouse fungus Lepiota elaiophylla (Agaricales, Agaricaceae) in Prague, Czech Republic, with notes on its taxonomy and distribution. Mycotaxon 105: 433-439. 2008.

ABSTRACT: A find in Prague (Praha) of Lepiota elaiophylla, a recently described species growing in greenhouses and containing amanitins, is published. The fungus was found on soil in a large flower pot with a horticultural variety of Guzmania sp. (Bromeliaceae), bought in a flower shop in Prague and later kept in a heated room of a rectory. Macro- and microcharacters are presented and discussed and the substrate and habitat are described in detail. The world distribution is summarized. To date, L. elaiophylla is known from 6 countries of western, central and southern Europe and from natural habitats in the Neotropics of Brazil.

KEYWORDS: Basidiomycota, systematics, mycogeography, Central Europe

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