First record of <em>Chlorophyllum molybdites</em> (G. Mey.) Massee (Basidiomycota, Agaricaceae) from Piauí state, Brazil
Check List 15(4): 695-699, doi: 10.15560/15.4.695
First record of Chlorophyllum molybdites (G. Mey.) Massee (Basidiomycota, Agaricaceae) from Piauí state, Brazil
expand article infoMaria Helena Alves, Mateus Oliveira da Cruz, Cristiano Coelho do Nascimento§
‡ Universidade Federal do Piauí, Parnaíba, Brazil§ Instituto Federal do Piauí, PIripiri, Brazil
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Abstract
Chlorophyllum molybdites (G. Mey.) Massee is a widespread poisonous mushroom, which when consumed causes severe gastrointestinal distress, including stomach irritation, vomiting and diarrhea. It is reported for the first time from Piauí state, Brazil. This species is described, illustrated and accompanied by color photographs of fresh basidiomes. Comments on the taxonomy are presented.
Keywords
Biodiversity, taxonomy, new record, poisonous mushroom.