Anupama K.N.A. Raj, K.P.D. Latha & Manim. gen. nov.

MycoBank number: MB 828252; Index Fungorum number: IF 828252; Facesoffungi number: FoF;

Etymology: Anupama (Sanskrit), matchless; refers to the distinctive lineage of the genus.

Diagnosis: Basidiocarps tricholomatoid. Pileus surface brownish, glabrous, and somewhat waxy. Lamellae sinuate, crowded, with concolorous edges. Stipe central or slightly eccentric, solid, with white mycelial cords at the base; surface densely appressed-fibrillose all over. Spore print grayish white. Basidiospores subglobose, obovoid or somewhat lacrymoid, smooth, inamyloid, acyanophilic. Pleurocystidia scarce. Cheilocystidia abundant. Pileipellis a cutis. Clamp connections present on all hyphae. Forming a lineage sister to the genus Guyanagarika in molecular phylogenetic analyses.

Type species: Anupama indica K.N.A. Raj, K.P.D. Latha & Manim., sp. nov.