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Pluteus cervinus (Schaeff.) P. Kumm.

kingdom Fungi - fungi »  class Agaricomycetes »  order Agaricales »  family Pluteaceae - pink spores and worm eaters »  genus Pluteus

Scientific synonyms

Agaricus cervinus Schaeff.
Rhodosporus cervinus (Schaeff.) J. Schröt.
Hyporrhodius cervinus (Schaeff.) Henn.
Agaricus atricapillus Batsch
Pluteus atricapillus (Batsch) Fayod
Agaricus cervinus var. bullii Cooke
Pluteus bullii Berk. ex Rea
Pluteus cervinus var. bullii (Cooke) Rea
Agaricus curtisii Berk. & Broome
Pluteus curtisii Berk.


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Included taxa

Number of records: 2

varietas Pluteus cervinus var. eximius (W. Saunders & W.G. Sm.) Sacc.

Links and literature

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

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