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Spinellus is a genus of fungi in the Phycomycetaceae family. The widely distributed genus contains three species of pin mold that are parasitic on agaric mushrooms.[1] The genus was circumscribed by Phillippe Edouard Leon van Tieghem in 1875.[2]


  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 651. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.
  2. ^ van Tieghem P. (1875). "Nouvelles recherches sur les Mucorinées". Annales des Sciences Naturelles, Botanique (in French) 1 (6): 66. 


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