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Crinipellis species

Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Class: Basidiomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Marasmiaceae
Genus: Crinipellis

This is the largest family of the Agaricales, which do not having any characters which distinguish them from other families.  Crinipellis are saprobic species found in forests on litter in the forest floor. They have white spore print and a tough flesh.  There are 4 indigenous species reported for New Zealand.

Species 1

Species 1