Gyrodon

Gyrodon is a genus of pored mushroom bearing close affinity to the genus Paxillus. Recent molecular research has confirmed this relationship of the two genera as sister taxa, together diverging as one of the most basal lineages in the Boletineae, and sister to the Boletaceae.[3][4]

Gyrodon
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Gyrodon lividus
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Gyrodon

Opat. (1836)
Type species
Gyrodon sistotremoides
Opat. (1836)
Synonyms[2]

Gyrodon was circumscribed by German botanist Wilhelm Opatowski in 1836.[5]

SpeciesEdit

As of September 2015, Index Fungorum lists 13 species of Gyrodon.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Heim R. (1966). "Breves diagnoses latinae novitatum genericarum specificarumque nuper descriptarum. Deuxième série". Revue de Mycologie (in French). 31: 150–9.
  2. ^ "Gyrodon Opat. 1836". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-12-03.
  3. ^ Kretzer A, Bruns TD (1999). "Use of atp6 in fungal phylogenetics: an example from the Boletales" (PDF). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 13 (3): 483–492. doi:10.1006/mpev.1999.0680. PMID 10620406. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-15. Retrieved 2008-08-02.
  4. ^ Binder M, Hibbett DS. (2006). "Molecular systematics and biological diversification of Boletales". Mycologia. 98 (6): 971–81. doi:10.3852/mycologia.98.6.971. PMID 17486973.
  5. ^ Opatowski W. (1836). Vergleichende Morphologie und Biologie der Pilze, Mycetozen und Bacterien (in German). 2. Leipzig, Germany: Englemann. p. 5.
  6. ^ Kirk PM. "Species Fungorum (version 28th September 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2015-10-06.