Taxon profile


Silky Piggyback
Asterophora parasitica (Bull.) Singer

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Agaricomycetes »  order Agaricales »  family Lyophyllaceae »  genus Asterophora

Scientific synonyms

Agaricus parasiticus Bull.
Gymnopus parasiticus (Bull.) Gray
Nyctalis parasitica (Bull.) Fr.


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Intertaxon relationships

host: Russula adusta (Pers.) Fr. - Winecork Brittlegill, Russula delica Fr. - Milk White Brittlegill, Russula nigricans Fr. - Blackening Brittlegill

Links and literature

CZ Holec J., Bielich A., Beran M. (2012): Přehled hub střední Evropy, Academia Praha, 624pp [as Asterophora parasitica (Bull. ex Pers.) Singer]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013
CZ Slavíček J. (ed.) (2014-2018): Číselník hub České republiky 2018, Česká vědecká společnost pro mykologii [as Asterophora parasitica (Bull.) Singer]
Data retrieved on: 16 September 2019

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