Check List 10(1): 239-243, doi: 10.15560/10.1.239
Mycena margarita (Murrill) Murrill, 1916 (Basidiomycota: Agaricales: Mycenaceae): a bioluminescent agaric first recorded in Brazil
expand article infoMaria Helena Alves, Cristiano Coelho do Nascimento
‡ Universidade Federal do Piauí, Brazil
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Mycena margarita, a widespread agaric in the Caribbean region and recently recognized as frequently bioluminescent, is reported for the first time in Brazil, occurring on decaying wood in the Araripe National Forest, municipality of Crato, Ceará state. This species is fully described and illustrated and accompanied by color photographs of fresh basidiomata. Comments on the taxonomy and ecology of the species are presented.
Basidiomycota; Agaricales; Mycenaceae; Mycena margarita; first record; Brazil