Marasmioid and gymnopoid fungi of the Republic of Korea. 4. Marasmius sect. Sicci

Vladimír Antonín, Rhim Ryoo, Hyeon Dong Shin

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In total, 13 taxa of Marasmius sect. Sicci have so far been recorded in the Republic of Korea. Five of them (M. crinipes, M. koreanus, M. occultatiformis, M. rhodopurpureus, and M. subtangerinus) are here described as new taxa. Descriptions of their macro- and microscopic features with a discussion on similar taxa are given. Their taxonomic position was confirmed using DNA studies. A key to their identification is also provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)615-638
Number of pages24
JournalMycological Progress
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Aug

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Acknowledgements The authors are much obliged to Yousuke Degawa (KPM, Kanagawa Prefectural Museum of Natural History, Odawara, Japan) for a loan of the type specimen of Marasmius occultatus. The authors also wish to thank Zdeněk Pouzar (Prague, Czech Republic) for correcting the Latin diagnosis, and Jan W. Jongepier (Veselí nad Moravou, Czech Republic) for correcting our English manuscript. The collecting trip to the Republic of Korea and the studies of the collected material of the first author were supported by the Grant Agency of the Czech Republic (No. 206/07/J003). Other authors were supported by the Korea Research Foundation Grant funded by the Korea Government (KRF-2006-F00001).


  • ITS
  • LSU
  • Nomenclature
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)


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