genus Stropharia


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Noun1.genus Stropharia - genus of gill fungi with brown spores that is closely related to Agaricusgenus Stropharia - genus of gill fungi with brown spores that is closely related to Agaricus; here placed in its own family Strophariaceae
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Strophariaceae, Strophariaceae - sometimes included in family Agaricaceae
Stropharia ambigua - a gilled fungus with a long stalk and a yellow slimy cap from which fragments of the broken veil hang; gills are initially white but become dark brown as spores are released
Stropharia hornemannii - a gilled fungus with a large slimy purple or olive cap; gills become purple with age; the stalk is long and richly decorated with pieces of the white sheath that extends up to a ring
Stropharia rugoso-annulata - a large gilled fungus with a broad cap and a long stalk; the cap is dark brown; the white gills turn dark purplish brown with age; edible and choice