Mycological Progress

, 8:377 | Cite as

An emendation of Phallus glutinolens

  • Larissa Trierveiler-Pereira
  • Clarice Loguercio-Leite
  • Francisco D. Calonge
  • Iuri G. Baseia
Short Communication


Phallus glutinolens was described from Brazil by Möller in 1895. A new collection of P. glutinolens from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest revealed that Möller’s original description was based on young specimens. New information on morphology is provided for P. glutinolens, and an emendation of the species circumscription is presented. This article also presents a key to differentiate the known Brazilian members of the genus Phallus.


Young Specimen Phallus Species Sweet Smell Large Basidiospore Doubtful Species 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.



We are grateful to Hotel Plaza Caldas da Imperatriz Resort & Spa for providing a scholarship to Larissa Trierveiler Pereira and to the Hotel’s biologist, Fernando Maciel Brüggemann, for his support. We also thank Tereza Cristina de Oliveira Galvão for her illustrations and Ramón Morales for translating Möller’s original description. This study was partially financed by the Conselho National de Desenvolvimento Cientifico e Tecnológico (CNPq).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Larissa Trierveiler-Pereira
    • 1
  • Clarice Loguercio-Leite
    • 1
  • Francisco D. Calonge
    • 2
  • Iuri G. Baseia
    • 3
  1. 1.Depto. BotânicaUniversidade Federal de Santa CatarinaFlorianópolisBrazil
  2. 2.Real Jardín BotánicoCSICMadridSpain
  3. 3.Depto. Botânica, Ecologia e ZoologiaUniversidade Federal do Rio Grande do NorteNatalBrazil

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