Kumar, T.K. Arun & P. Manimohan. The genus Lepiota (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) in Kerala State, India. Mycotaxon 107: 105–138. 2009.
ABSTRACT: Twenty-two taxa belonging to the agaric genus Lepiota are documented from Kerala State, India, including full descriptions and illustrations of eight new species and one new variety (L. ananya, L. anupama, L. babruka, L. babruzalka, L. harithaka, L. nirupama, L. shveta, L. zalkavritha, L. brevipes var. distincta). Of the eleven species that are new records for India, Lepiota subincarnata, L. brevipes, L. elaiophylla, L. ianthinosquamosa and L. murinocapitata are also reported for the first time from Asia.A key to the species of Lepiota in Kerala is given.
KEYWORDS: Agaricaceae, floristics, new taxa