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Genea

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Genea is a genus of truffle-like fungi in the family Pyronemataceae. There are about 32 species in the genus that occur in North America and Europe.[2] The genus was circumscribed by Italian mycologist Carlo Vittadini in 1831.[3]

The genus name of Genea is in honour of Carlo Guiseppe Gené (1800 - 1847), who was an Italian scientist (Zoology) and Professor of Zoology at the Turin Museum of Natural History.[4]

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References

  1. ^ "Genea Vittad. 1831". International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-06-29.
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 276. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.
  3. ^ Vittadini C. (1831). Monographia Tuberacearum (in Latin). Milan, Italy: Ex Typographia F. Rusconi. p. 27.
  4. ^ Burkhardt, Lotte (2022). Eine Enzyklopädie zu eponymischen Pflanzennamen [Encyclopedia of eponymic plant names] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2022. ISBN 978-3-946292-41-8. Retrieved January 27, 2022.
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Genea: Brief Summary

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Genea is a genus of truffle-like fungi in the family Pyronemataceae. There are about 32 species in the genus that occur in North America and Europe. The genus was circumscribed by Italian mycologist Carlo Vittadini in 1831.

The genus name of Genea is in honour of Carlo Guiseppe Gené (1800 - 1847), who was an Italian scientist (Zoology) and Professor of Zoology at the Turin Museum of Natural History.

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