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  • Hibbett, D. S. and Thorn, R. G. 2001. Homobasidiomycetes. Pp. 121-170. In: The Mycota VII. Systematics and Evolution. Part B. (Mclaughlin, D. J., McLaughlin, E. G. and Lemke, P. A., eds.). Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
  • Hibbett, D. S., Binder, M., Wang, Z. and Goldman, Y. 2003. Another fossil agaric from Dominican amber. Mycologia 95: 685-687.
  • Hibbett, D. S., Pine, E. M., Langer, E., Langer, G. and Donoghue, M. J. 1997. Evolution of gilled mushrooms and puffballs inferred from ribosomal DNA sequences. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 94:12002-12006.
  • Hofstetter, V., Clémençon, H. Vilgalys, R., and Moncalvo, J. M. 2002. Phylogenetic analyses of the Lyophylleae (Agaricales, Basidiomycetes) based on nuclear and mitochondrial rDNA sequences. Mycol. Res. 106: 1043-1059.
  • Kühner, R. 1980. Les Hyménomycètes agaricoïdes. Bull Soc Linn Lyon 49: Numéro spécial. 1027 p.
  • Larsson, K. H., Larsson, E., and Kõljalg, U. 2004. High phylogenetic diversity among corticioid homobasidiomycetes. Mycol. Res. 108: 983-1002.
  • LePage, B. A., Currah, R. S., Stockey, R. A. and Rothwell, G. W. 1997. Fossil ectomycorrhizae from the middle Eocene. Am. J. Bot. 84: 410-412.
  • Matheny, P. B. 2005. Improving phylogenetic inference of mushrooms with RPB1 and RPB2 nucleotide sequences (Inocybe, Agaricales). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 35: 1-20.
  • Matheny, P. B. and Bougher, N. L. 2006. The new genus Auritella from Africa and Australia (Inocybaceae, Agaricales): molecular systematics, taxonomy and historical biogeography. Mycol. Progress 5: 2-17.
  • Matheny, P. B., Curtis, J. M., Hofstetter, V., Aime, M. C., Moncalvo, J. M., Ge, Z. W., Yang, Z. L., Slot, J. C., Ammirati, J. F., Baroni, T. J., Bougher, N. L., Hughes, K. W., Lodge, D. J., Kerrigan, R. W., Seidl, M. T., Aanen, D. K., DeNitis, M., Daniele, G. M., Desjardin, D. E., Kropp, B. R., Norvel, L. L., Parker, A., Vellinga, E. C., Vilgalys, R. and Hibbett, D. S. 2006. Major clades of Agaricales: a multilocus phylogenetic overview. Mycologia 98: 982-995.
  • Matheny, P. B., Wang, Z., Binder, M., Curtis, J. M., Lim, Y. W., Nilsson, H. R., Hughes, K. W., Hofstetter, V., Ammirati, J. F., Schoch, C. L., Langer, E., Langer, G., McLaughlin, D. J., Wilson, A. W., Frøslev, T. G., Ge, Z. W., Yang, Z. L., Baroni, T. J., Fischer, M., Hosaka, K., Matsuura, K., Seidl, M. T., Vauras, J., Hibbett, D. S. 2007. Contributions of rpb2 and tef1 to the phylogeny of mushrooms and allies (Basidiomycota, Fungi). Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 43: in press.
  • Moncalvo, J. M., Lutzoni, F. M., Rehner, S. A., Johnson, J. and Vilgalys, R. 2000. Phylogenetic relationships of agaric fungi based n nuclear large subunit ribosomal DNA sequences. Syst. Biol. 49: 278-305.
  • Moncalvo, J. M., Vilgalys, R., Redhead, S. A., Johnson, J. E., James, T. Y., Aime, M. C., Hofstetter, V., Verduin, W., Larsson, E., Baroni, T. J., Thorn, R. G., Jacobsson, S., Clemençon, H. and Miller, O. K. 2002. One hundred and seventeen clades of euagarics. Molecular Phylogenet. Evol. 23: 357-400.
  • Pegler, D. N. and Young, T. W. K. 1969. Ultrastructure of basidiospores in Agaricales in relation to taxonomy and spore discharge. Trans. Br. Mycol. Soc. 52: 491-513.
  • Peintner, U., Bougher, N. L., Castellano, M. A., Moncalvo, J. M., Moser, M. M., Trappe, J. M. and Vilgalys, R. 2001. Multiple origins of sequestrate fungi related to Cortinarius (Cortinariaceae). Am. J. Bot. 88: 2168-2179.
  • Singer, R. 1986. The Agaricales in modern taxonomy. 4th edition. Koeltz Scientific Books, Koenigstein, Germany.
  • Taylor, T. N. and Osborn, J. M. 1996. The importance of fungi in shaping the paleoecosystem. Rev. Palaeobot. Palynology 90: 249-262.
  • Walther, G., Garnica, S., and Weiss, M. 2005. The systematic relevance of conidiogenesis modes in the gilled Agaricales. Mycol. Res. 109: 525-544.
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