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    Author(s): Timothy J. Baroni; Nick W. Legon; Rytas Vilgalys; D. Jean Lodge
    Date: 1999
    Source: Mycologist. Vol. 13, part 1 (Feb. 1999): p. 7-10.
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    Description

    A rare find of Calocybe cyanea from Puerto Rico is described and illustrated. A discussion of all species of Calocybe found in the Caribbean is provided. Since nearly one-half of the described species of Calocybe can be found in the Neotropics (nine out of the 20 or so known taxa), a key to the species of Calocybe which are found in the Neotropics is included.

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    Citation

    Baroni, Timothy J.; Legon, Nick W.; Vilgalys, Rytas; Lodge, D. Jean. 1999. Calocybe cyanea : a rare and beautiful agaric is discovered in Puerto Rico. Mycologist. Vol. 13, part 1 (Feb. 1999): p. 7-10.

    Keywords

    Calocybe, Caribbean, identification, neotropical region, fungi, Agaricales, Puerto Rico, mushrooms, fungal morphology, keys, taxonomic status, Calocybe cyanea

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