Adamčík S, Jančovičová S, Looney BP, Adamčíková K, Griffith G, Birkebak JM, Læssøe T, Moreau P-A, Vizzini, Matheny PB (2017) Hodophilus (Clavariaceae, Agaricales) species with dark dots on the stipe: more than one species in Europe. Mycological Progress 16: 811-821.

Matheny PB, Baroni TJ, Simoni A, Rojas MEH, Sanchez-Garcia M, Gates GM (2017) The wild edible mushroom Pleurocollybia cibaria from Peru is a species of Gerhardtia in the Lyophyllaceae (Agaricales). Cryptogamie, Mycologie 38: 205-212. pdf

Truong C, Mujic AB, Healy R, Kuhar F, Furci G, Tores D, Niskanen T, Sandoval-Leiva PA, Fernández N, Escobar JM, Moretto A, Palfner G, Pfister D, Houhra E, Swenie R, Sánchez-García M, Matheny PB, Smith ME (2017) How to know fungi: combining field inventories and DNA-barcoding to document fungal diversity. New Phytologist 214: 913-919. pdf

Matheny PB, Bougher NL (2017) Fungi of Australia: Inocybaceae. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. Melbourne: CSIRO Publishing, 592 pp.

Sánchez-García M, Matheny PB (2017) Is the switch to an ectomycorrhizal state an evolutionary key innovation in mushroom-forming fungi? A case study of the Tricholomatineae (Agaricales). Evolution 71: 51-65 (cover issue). pdf

Adamčík S, Jančovičová S, Looney BP, Adamčíková K, Birkebak JM, Moreau PA, Vizzini A, Matheny PB (2017) Circumscription of species in the Hodophilus foetens complex (Clavariaceae, Agaricales) in Europe. Mycological Progress 16: 47-62. pdf

Peay KG, Matheny PB (2016) The biogeography of ectomycorrhizal fungi - a history of life in the subterranean. In Molecular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis (ed.) Martin F. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.: 341-362. pdf


Sheedy EM, Ryberg M, Lebel T, May TW, Bougher NL, Matheny PB (2016) Dating the emergence of truffle-like fungi in Australia using an augmented meta-analysis. Australian Systematic Botany 29: 284-302 (cover issue). pdf

Adamčík S, Looney BP, Birkebak JM, Jančovičová S, Adamčíková K, Marhold K, Matheny PB (2016) Circumscription of species of Hodophilus (Clavariaceae, Agaricales) in North America with naphthalene odours. Botany 94: 941-956. pdf

Sánchez-García M, Aime MC, Smith ME, Matheny PB, Henkel TW (2016) A new genus of ectomycorrhizal fungi (Guyanagarika, Agaricales) from the neotropics. Fungal Biology 120: 1540-1553. pdf

Birkebak JM, Adamcik S, Matheny PB (2016) Multilocus phylogenetic reconstruction of the Clavariaceae (Agaricales) reveals polyphyly of the agaricoid members. Mycologia 108: 860-868. pdf

Deepna Latha KP, Manimohan P, Matheny PB (2016) A new species of Inocybe representing the Nothocybe lineage. Phytotaxa 267: 040-050. pdf

Pradeep CK, Vrinda KB, Varghese S, Matheny PB (2016) New and noteworthy species of Inocybe (Agaricales) from tropical India. Mycological Progress 15: article 24. pdf

Looney BP, Ryberg M, Hampe F, Sánchez-García M, Matheny PB (2016) Into and out of the tropics: global diversification patterns in a hyperdiverse clade of ectomycorrhizal fungi. Molecular Ecology 25: 630-647 (cover issue). pdf


Vellinga EC, Kuyper TW, Ammirati J, Desjardin DE, Halling RE, Justo A, Læssøe T, Lebel T, Lodge DJ, Matheny PB, Methven AS, Moreau P-A, Mueller GM, Noordeloos ME, Nuytinck J, Ovrebo CL, Verbeken A (2015) Six simple guidelines for introducing new genera of fungi. IMA Fungus 6(2): (65)-(68). pdf

Kuo M, Matheny PB (2015) Contemporary documentation of the rare eastern North American species Inocybe insignis (Inocybaceae, Agaricales). MycoKeys 11: 23-31. pdf

Horak E, Matheny PB, Desjardin DE, Soytong K (2015) The genus Inocybe (Inocybaceae, Agaricales, Basidiomycota) in Thailand and Malaysia. Phytotaxa 230 (3): 201-238. pdf

Harrower E, Bougher NL, Winterbottom C, Henkel TW, Horak E, Matheny PB (2015) New species in Cortinarius section Cortinarius (Agaricales) from the Americas and Australasia. MycoKeys 11: 1-21. pdf

Harrower E, Bougher NL, Henkel TW, Horak E, Matheny PB (2015) Long-distance dispersal and speciation of Cortinarius sect. Cortinarius in Australasia and the Americas. Mycologia 107: 697-709 (cover issue). pdf

Matheny PB, Moreau P-A, Vizzini A, Harrower E, de Haan A, Contu M, Curti M (2015) Crassisporium and Romagnesiella, two new genera of dark-spored Agaricales. Systematics and Biodiversity 13: 28-41. pdf


Hofstetter V, Redhead SA, Kauff F, Moncalvo J-M, Matheny PB, Vilgalys R (2014) Taxonomic revision and examination of ecological transitions of the Lyophyllaceae (Basidiomycota, Agaricales) based on a multigene phylogeny. Cryptogamie, Mycologie 35: 399-425. pdf

Sánchez-García M, Matheny PB, Palfner G, Lodge DJ (2014) Deconstructing the Tricholomataceae (Agaricales) and introduction of the new genera Albomagister, Corneriella, Pogonoloma and Pseudotricholoma. Taxon 63: 993-1007. pdf

Braaten CC, Matheny PB, Viess DL, Wood MG, Williams J, Bougher NL (2014) Two new species of Inocybe from Australia and North America that include novel secotioid forms. Botany 92: 9-22. pdf

Lodge DL, Padamsee M, Matheny PB, Aime MC, Cantrell SA, Boertmann D, Kovalenko A, Vizzini A, Dentinger B, Kirk P, Ainsworth M, Moncalvo J-M, Vilgalys R, Larsson E, Lücking R, Griffith G, Smith M, Norvell LL, Desjardin DE, Redhead SA, Ovrebo CL, Lickey E, Ercole E, Hughes KW, Courtecuisse R, Young A, Binder M, Minnis A, Lindner DL, Ortiz-Sanatan B, Haight J, Læssøe T, Baroni TJ, Geml J, Hattori T (2014) Molecular phyologeny, morphology, pigment chemistry and ecology in Hygrophoraceae (Agaricales). Fungal Diversity 64: 1-99. pdf


Ramírez-Cruz V, Guzmán G, Villalobos-Arámbula AR, Rodríguez A, Matheny PB, Sánchez-García, Guzmán-Davalos L (2013) Phylogenetic inference of the psychedelic mushroom genus Psilocybe sensu lato. Botany 91: 573-591. pdf

Kõljalg U, Nilsson H, Abarenkov K, Tedersoo L, Taylor FS, Bahram M, Bates ST, Bruns TT, Bengtsson-Palme J, Callaghan TM, Doughas B, Drenkham T, Eberhardt U. Dueñas M, Grebenc T, Griffith GW, Hartmann M, Kirk PM, Kohout P, Larsson E, Lindahl BD, Lücking R, Martín MP, Matheny PB, Nguyen H, Niskanen T, Oja J, Peay KG, Peintner U, Peterson M, Põldmaa K, Saag L, Saar I, Schüßler A, Senés C, Smith ME, Suija A, Taylar DL, Telleria MT, Weiß M, Larsson KH (2013) Towards a unified paradigm for sequence-based identification of Fungi. Molecular Ecology 22: 5271-5277. pdf

Kosentka P, Sprague SL, Ryberg M, Gartz J, May AL, Campagna SR, Matheny PB (2013) Evolution of the toxins muscarine and psilocybin in a family of mushroom-forming fungi. PLoS ONE 8(5): e64646. pdf

Looney BP, Birkebak JM, Matheny PB (2013) A molecular phylogeny of the genus Auricularia with an emphasis on species from the southeastern United States. North American Fungi 8: 1-25. pdf

Birkebak JM, Mayor JR, Ryberg M, Matheny PB (2013) A systematic, morphological, and ecological overview of the Clavariaceae (Agaricales). Mycologia 105: 896-911, pdf

Kropp BR, Matheny PB, Hutchison LJ (2013) Inocybe section Rimosae in Utah: phylogenetic affinities and new species. Mycologia 105: 728-747. pdf

Ammirati JF, Hughes KW, Liimatainen K, Niskanen T, Matheny PB (2013) Cortinarius hesleri from eastern North America and related species from Europe and western North America. Botany 91: 91-98. pdf

Sánchez-García M, Cifuentes-Blanco J, Matheny PB (2013) Revisión taxonómica del género Melanoleuca en México y descripción de especies nuevas. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad, in press. pdf

Matheny PB, Norvell LL, Giles EC (2013) A common new species of Inocybe in the Pacific Northwest with a diagnostic PDAB reaction. Mycologia 105: 436-446. pdf


Kennedy PG, Matheny PB, Ryberg M, Henkel TW, Uehling J, Smith ME (2012) Scaling up: examining the macroecology of ectomycorrhizal fungi. Molecular Ecology (invited Perspective) 21(17): 4151-4154. pdf

Bougher NL, Matheny PB, Gates GM (2012) Five new species and records of Inocybe (Agaricales) from temperate and tropical Australia. Nuytsia 22(2): 57-74. pdf

Ryberg M, Matheny PB (2012) Asynchronous origins of ectomycorrhizal clades of Agaricales. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279: 2003-2011. pdf

Matheny PB, Aime MC, Smith ME, Henkel TW (2012) New species and reports of Inocybe (Agaricales) from Guyana. Kurtziana (special issue) 37: 23-39. pdf

Matheny PB, Pradeep CK, Vrinda KB, Varghese SP (2012) Auritella foveata, a new species of Inocybaceae (Agaricales) from tropical India. Kew Bulletin 67: 119-125. pdf.


Baroni TJ, Matheny PB (2011) A re-evaluation of gasteroid and cyphelloid species of Entolomataceae from eastern North America. Harvard Papers in Botany 16: 293-310. pdf

Bougher NL, Matheny PB (2011) Two species of Inocybe (fungi) introduced into Western Australia. Nuytsia 21(3): 139-148. pdf

Ryberg M, Nilsson RH, Matheny PB (2011) DivBayes and SubT: exploring species diversification using Bayesian statistics. Bioinformatics 27 (17): 2439-2440. pdf

Ryberg M, Matheny PB (2011) Incomplete taxon sampling and diversification in a large clade of mushroom-forming fungi. Evolution 65: 1862-1878. pdf

Birkebak JM, Vellinga EC, Franco-Molano AE, Wood MG, Matheny PB (2011) Lepiota maculans, an unusual mushroom rediscovered after 105 years. Southeastern Naturalist 10: 267-274. pdf


Matheny PB, Austin EA, Birkebak JM, Wolfenbarger AD (2010) Craterellus fallax, a Black Trumpet mushroom from eastern North America with a broad host range. Mycorrhiza 20: 569-575. pdf

Judge B, Ammirati JF, Lincoff G, Trestrail JH, Matheny PB (2010) Ingestion of a newly described North American mushroom species from Michigan resulting in chronic renal failure: Cortinarius orellanosus. Clinical Toxicology 48: 545-549. pdf

Alvarado P, Manjon JL, Matheny PB, Esteve-Raventos (2010) Tubariomyces, a new genus of Inocybaceae from the Mediterranean region. Mycologia 102: 1389-1397. pdf

Matheny PB, Griffith GW (2010) Mycoparasitism between Squamanita paradoxa and Cystoderma amianthinum (Cystodermateae, Agaricales). Mycoscience 51: 456-461. pdf

Binder M, Larsson K-H, Matheny PB, Hibbett DS (2010) Amylocorticiales ord. nov. and Jaapiales ord. nov: early-diverging clades of Agaricomycetidae dominated by corticioid forms. Mycologia 102: 865-880. pdf

Kropp BR, Matheny PB, Nanagyulyan SG (2010) Phylogenetic taxonomy of the Inocybe splendens group and evolution of supersection “Marginatae”. Mycologia 102: 560-573. pdf

Matheny PB, Bougher NL (2010) Type studies of Inocybe from Australia. Muelleria 28: 87-104. pdf

Slot JS, Hallstrom KN, Matheny PB, Hosaka K, Mueller G, Robertson DL, Hibbett DS (2010) Structural and functional diversification of high affinity nitrate transporters in three clades of mushroom-forming fungi from different ecologies. Fungal Ecology 3: 160-177. pdf


Matheny PB (2009) A phylogenetic classification of the Inocybaceae. McIlvainea 18: 11-21. pdf

Hibbett DS, Matheny PB (2009) The relative ages of ectomycorrhizal mushrooms and their plant hosts estimated using Bayesian relaxed molecular clock analyses. BMC Biology 7: 13. pdf

Matheny PB, Moreau P-A (2009) A rare and unusual lignicolous species of Inocybe (Agaricales) from eastern North America. Brittonia 61: 163-171. pdf

Matheny PB, Aime MC, Bougher NL, Buyck B, Desjardin DE, Horak E, Kropp BR, Lodge DJ, Trappe JM, Hibbett DS (2009) Out of the palaeotropics? Historical biogeography and diversification of the cosmopolitan mushroom family Inocybaceae. Journal of Biogeography 36: 577-592. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2699.2008.02055.x zip_file_here_pdf_supplemental_files

Schoch CL, Sung G-H, López-Giráldez F, Townsend JP, Miadlikowska J, Hofstetter V, Robbertse B, Matheny PB, Kauff F, Wang Z, Gueidan C, Andrie RM, Trippe K, Ciufetti LM, Wynns A, Fraker E, Hodkinson BP, Bonito G, Yahr R, Groenewald JZ, Arzanlou M, de Hoog GS, Crous PW, Hewitt D, Pfister DH, Peterseon K, Gryzenhout M, Wingfield MJ, Aptroot A, Suh S-O, Blackwell M, Hillis DM, Griffith GW, Castlebury LA, Rossman AY, Lumbsch HT, Lücking R, Büdel B, Rauhut A, Diederich P, Ertz D, Geiser DM, Hosaka K, Inderbitzin P, Kohlmeyer J, Volkmann-Kohlmeyer B, Mostert L, O’Donnell K, Sipman H, Rogers JD, Shoemaker RA, Sugiyama J, Summerbell RC, Untereiner W, Johnston P, Stenroos S, Zuccaro A, Dyer P, Crittenden P, Cole MS, Hansen K, Trappe JM, Lutzoni F, and Spatafora JW (2008) The Ascomycota Tree of Life: a phylum wide phylogeny clarifies the origin and evolution of fundamental reproductive and ecological traits. Systematic Biology 58: 224-239. pdf


Ge ZW, Yang ZL, Zhang P, Matheny PB, Hibbett DS (2008) Flammulina species from China inferred by morphological and molecular data. Fungal Diversity 32: 59-68. pdf

Padamsee M, Matheny PB, Dentinger BTM, McLaughlin DJ (2008) The mushroom family Psathyrellaceae: evidence for large-scale polyphyly of the genus Psathyrella. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 46: 415-429. pdf


Ammirati JF, Parker AD, Matheny PB (2007) Cleistocybe, a new genus of Agaricales. Mycoscience 48(5): 282-289. pdf

Arun Kumar TK, Celio GJ, Matheny PB, McLaughlin DJ, Hibbett DS, Manimohan P (2007) Phylogenetic relationships of Auriculoscypha based on ultrastructural and molecular studies. Mycological Research 111: 268-274. pdf

Hibbett DS, Binder M, Bischoff JF, Blackwell M, Cannon PF, Eriksson OE, Huhndorf S, James T, Kirk PM, Lücking R, Lumbsch T, Lutzoni F, Matheny PB, McLaughlin DJ, Powell MJ, Redhead SA, Schoch CL, Spatafora JW, Stalpers JA, Vilgalys R, Aime MC, Aptroot A, Bauer R, Begerow D, Benny GL, Castlebury LA, Crous PW, Dai YC, Gams W, Geiser DM, Griffith GW, Gueidan C, Hawksworth DL, Hestmark G, Hosaka K, Humber RA, Hyde K, Ironside JE, Kõljalg U, Kurtzman CP, Larsson KH, Lichtwardt R, Longcore J, Miadlikowska J, Miller A, Moncalvo JM, Mozley-Standridge S, Oberwinkler F, Parmasto E, Reeb V, Rogers JD, Roux C, Ryvarden L, Sampaio JP, Schüßler, Sugiyama J, Thorn RG, Tibell L, Untereiner WA, Walker C, Wang Z, Weir A, Weiss M, White MM, Winka K, Yao YJ, Zhang N (2007) A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi. Mycological Research 111: 509-547. pdf

Matheny PB, Vellinga EC, Bougher NL, Ceska O, Moreau PA, Neves MA, Ammirati JF (2007) Taxonomy of displaced species of Tubaria. Mycologia 99(4): 569-585. pdf

Matheny PB, Moncalvo JM, Redhead SA (2007) Agaricales. Version 02 May 2007. in The Tree of Life Web Project,

Matheny PB, Wang Z, Binder M., Curtis JM, Lim YW, Nilsson HR, Hughes KW, Hofstetter V, Ammirati JF, Schoch C, Langer E, Langer G, McLaughlin DJ, Wilson AW, Frøslev TG, Ge ZW, Yang ZL, Baroni TJ, Fischer M, Hosaka K, Matsuura K, Seidl MT, Vauras J, Hibbett DS (2007) Contributions of rpb2 and tef1 to the phylogeny of mushrooms and allies (Basidiomycota, Fungi). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 43: 430-451. pdf

Redhead SA, Moncalvo JM, Vilgalys R, Matheny PB, Guzmán-Dávalos L, Guzmán G. (2007) Proposal to conserve Psilocybe (Basidiomycota) with a conserved type. Taxon 56: 255-257. pdf

Slot JC, Hallstrom K, Matheny PB, Hibbett DS (2007) Diversification of nrt2 and the origin of its fungal homolog. Molecular Biology and Evolution 24: 1731-1743. pdf


Aime MC, Matheny PB, Henk DA, Frieders EM, Nilsson RH, Piepenbring M, McLaughlin DJ, Szabo LJ, Begerow D, Sampaio JP, Bauer R, Weiss M, Oberwinkler F, Hibbett DS (2006) An overview of the higher-level classification of Pucciniomycotina based on combined analyses of nuclear large and small subunit rDNA sequences. Mycologia 98: 896-905. pdf

Matheny PB, Gossmann JA, Zalar P, Arun Kumar TK, Hibbett DS (2006) Resolving the phylogenetic position of the Wallemiomycetes: an enigmatic major lineage of Basidiomycota. Canadian Journal of Botany 84: 1794-1805. pdf

James TY, Kauff F, Schoch C, Matheny PB, Hofstetter V, Cox C, Celio G, Gueidan C, Fraker E, Miadlikowska J, Lumbsch HT, Rauhut A, Reeb V, Arnold AE, Amtoft A, Stajich JE, Hosaka K, Sung GH, Johnson D, O’Rourke B, Crockett M, Binder M, Curtis JM, Slot JC, Wang Z, Wilson AW, Schüßler A, Longcore JE, O’Donnell K, Mozley-Standridge S, Porter D, Letcher PM, Powell MJ, Taylor JW, White MM, Griffith GW, Davies DR, Humber RA, Morton JB, Sugiyama J, Rossman AY, Rogers JD, Pfister DH, Hewitt D, Hansen K, Hambleton S, Shoemaker RA, Kohlmeyer J, Volkmann-Kohlmeyer B, Spotts RA, Serdani M, Crous PW, Hughes, KW, Matsuura K, Langer E, Langer G, Untereiner WA, Lücking R, Büdel B, Geiser DM, Aptroot A, Diederich P, Schmitt I, Schultz M, Yahr R, Hibbett D, Lutzoni F, McLaughlin D, Spatafora J, Vilgalys R (2006) Reconstructing the early evolution of the fungi using a six gene phylogeny. Nature 443: 818-822. pdf

Matheny PB, Ammirati JF (2006) Cortinarius lucorum (Fr.) Karst., a Populus associate from North America. Pacific Northwest Fungi 1(4): 1-10.

Matheny PB, Bougher NL (2006a) The new genus Auritella from Africa and Australia (Inocybaceae, Agaricales): molecular systematics, taxonomy and historical biogeography. Mycological Progress 5: 2-17. pdf

Matheny PB, Bougher NL (2006b) Validation of Auritella. Mycotaxon 98: 231-233. Abstract here

Matheny PB, Curtis JM, Hofstetter V, Aime MC, Moncalvo JM, Ge ZW, Yang ZL, Slot JC, Ammirati JF, Baroni TJ, Bougher NL, Hughes KW, Lodge DJ, Kerrigan RW, Seidl MT, Aanen DK, DeNitis M, Daniele G, Desjardin DE, Kropp BR, Norvell LL, Parker A, Vellinga EC, Vilgalys R, Hibbett DS (2006) Major clades of Agaricales: a multilocus phylogenetic overview. Mycologia 98: 982-995. pdf

Moncalvo JM, Nilsson RH, Koster B, Dunham SM, Bernauer T, Matheny PB, McLenon T, Margaritescu S, Weiss M, Garnica S, Danell E, Langer G, Langer E, Larsson E, Larsson KH, Vilgalys R (2006) The cantharelloid clade: dealing with incongruent gene trees and phylogenetic reconstruction methods. Mycologia 98: 937-948. pdf


Frøslev TG, Matheny PB, Hibbett DS (2005) Lower level relationships in the mushroom genus Cortinarius (Basidiomycota, Agaricales): a comparison of RPB1, RPB2, and ITS phylogenies. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37: 602-618. pdf

Matheny PB (2005) Improving phylogenetic inference of mushrooms using RPB1 and RPB2 sequences (Inocybe, Agaricales). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 35: 1-20. pdf

Matheny PB, Bougher NL (2005) A new violet species of Inocybe (Agaricales) from urban and rural landscapes in Western Australia. Australasian Mycologist 24: 7-12. pdf

Yang ZL, Matheny PB, Ge ZW, Hibbett DS (2005) New Asian species of the genus Anamika (euagarics, hebelomatoid clade) based on morphology and ribosomal DNA sequences. Mycological Research 109: 1259-1267. pdf


Kropp BR, Matheny PB (2004) Basidiospore homoplasy and variation in the Inocybe chelanensis group in North America. Mycologia 96: 295-309. pdf

Lutzoni F, Kauff F, Cox CJ, McLaughlin D, Celio G, Dentinger B, Padamsee M, Hibbett DS, James T, Baloch E, Grube M, Reeb V, Hofstetter V, Schoch C, Arnold EA, Spatafora J, Sung G-H, Hambleton S, Miadlikowska J, Lücking R, Shoemaker R, O'Donnell K, Binder M, Crockett M, Diederich P, Ertz D, Gueidan C, Hansen K, Harris RC, Hosaka K, Johnson D, Lim Y-W, Lumbsch T, Matheny PB, Nishida H, Pfister D, Rogers J, Rossman A, Schmitt I, Sipman H, Stone J, Sugiyama J, Yahr R, Vilgalys R. (2004) Where are we in assembling the fungal tree of life, classifying the fungi, and understanding the evolution of their subcellular traits? American Journal of Botany 91: 1446-1480. pdf

Matheny PB, Watling R (2004) A new and unusual species of Inocybe (Inosperma clade) from tropical Africa. Mycotaxon 89: 497-503. Abstract here


Matheny PB, Aime MC, Henkel TW (2003) New species of Inocybe from Dicymbe forests of Guyana. Mycological Research 107: 495-505. pdf

Matheny PB, Ammirati JF (2003) Inocybe angustispora, I. taedophila, and Cortinarius aureifolius: an unusual inocyboid Cortinarius. Mycotaxon 88: 401-407. Abstract here


Matheny PB, Liu YJ, Ammirati JF, Hall BD (2002) Using RPB1 sequences to improve phylogenetic inference among mushrooms (Inocybe, Agaricales). American Journal of Botany 89: 688-698. pdf


Matheny PB, Kropp BR (2001) A revision of the Inocybe lanuginosa group and allied species in North America. Sydowia 53: 93-139. pdf

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