Leucocoprinus fragilissimus (Ravenel ex Berk. & M.A. Curtis) Pat.

First published in Essai Tax. Hyménomyc., (Lons-le-Saunier): 171 (1900)
This species is accepted
This species is found in Great Britain, Christmas Island, South America, North America, Australasia and Japan. It is used as an antimicrobial agent and as a poison.


Present in:

Australia, Belize, Brazil, Christmas I., Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Great Britain, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, North-Central U.S.A., Northeastern U.S.A., Northwestern U.S.A., South-Central U.S.A., Southeastern U.S.A., Southwestern U.S.A.

Catalogue of Fungi of Colombia

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:


  • Catalogue of Fungi of Colombia

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