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Pluteus okabei S. Ito & S. Imai

Okabe’s Shed Fungus (Pluteus okabei)

This species was described in 1940; it is known only from a small area at Mt. Asahiyama on Chichijima Island in the Ogasawara Islands, Japan.

The species wasn’t found during recent field searches and is thought to be possibly extinct.



[1] Takahito Kobayashi: Type studies of the new species of Pluteus described by Seiya Ito and Sanshi Imai from Japan. Mycoscience 43: 411-415. 2002


edited: 26.04.2022