Lepiota luteophylla Sundb.



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1976

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



California, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

 Sundberg, W.J. 1971. A new species of Lepiota. Mycologia 63: 79-82.


Other references:

Dahlberg, A. and Mueller, G. (2011). Applying IUCN red-listing criteria for assessing and reporting on the conservation status of fungal species. Fungal Ecology 4: 1-16.

Schwarz, C. and Vellinga, E.C. (2017). Lepiota luteophylla. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T95384528A95385509. Accessed on 06 July 2022.

Siegel, N. and Schwarz, C. (2016). Mushrooms of the Redwood Coast. Ten Speed Press, Emeryville, CA.

Vellinga, E. C. (2003). Phylogeny of Lepiota (Agaricaceae) - Evidence from nrITS and nrLSU sequences. Mycological Progress 2: 305-322.

Vellinga, E. C. (2006). Lepiotaceous fungi in California, U.S.A. – 2. Lepiota rhodophylla sp. nov. Mycotaxon 98: 205-211.

Vellinga, E. C. (2010). Lepiota in California: species with a hymeniform pileus covering. Mycologia 102: 664-674.


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