Calocybe

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Calocybe is a small genus of about 40 species of mushroom,[1] including St. George's mushroom, which is edible, and milky mushroom, which is edible and is cultivated in India.[2] There are not many species of this genus in Britain. The name is derived from the Ancient Greek terms kalos "pretty", and cubos "head".[3] Around nine species are found in neotropical regions.

Species

References

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. p. 111. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.
  2. ^ "Success story of mushroom cultivation". YouTube. February 19, 2010. Retrieved March 2, 2015.
  3. ^ Nilson S, Persson O (1977). Fungi of Northern Europe 2: Gill-Fungi. Penguin. p. 24. ISBN 0-14-063006-6.
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Calocybe: Brief Summary

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Calocybe is a small genus of about 40 species of mushroom, including St. George's mushroom, which is edible, and milky mushroom, which is edible and is cultivated in India. There are not many species of this genus in Britain. The name is derived from the Ancient Greek terms kalos "pretty", and cubos "head". Around nine species are found in neotropical regions.

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