Clathrus roseovolvatus, a new phalloid fungus from the Caribbean

Christophe LÉCURU, Jean MORNAND, Jean-Pierre FIARD, Pierre-Arthur MOREAU & Régis COURTECUISSE

en Cryptogamie, Mycologie 34 (1) - Pages 35-44

Published on 29 March 2013

A new species of Clathrus (Phallomycetideae) with white receptacle, formerly assimilated to the African species C. baumii and C. preussii, is described and illustrated from various collections from the Caribbean and Venezuela. It is characterized by a lilaceous-pink to vinaceous peridium and a tropical habitat in mesophilic to meso-hygrophilic managed forests and plantations.

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