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New Elaphomyces species (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales, Ascomycota) from Guyana

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Castellano, Michael A.; Henkel, Terry W.; Miller, Steven L.; Smith, Matthew E.; Aime, M. Catherine

Year Published

2012

Publication

Mycologia. 104(5): 1244-1249.

Abstract

Elaphomyces compleximurus sp. nov. and E. digitatus sp. nov. are described from the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana. Macromorphological, micromorphological, habitat and DNA sequence data are provided for each new species. This is the first report of Elaphomyces ascomata associated with ectomycorrhizal members of the Fabaceae and also for the genus from the lowland South American tropics.

Keywords

Dicymbe, Guiana Shield, hypogeous fungi, sequestrate fungi

Citation

Castellano, Michael A.; Henkel, Terry W.; Miller, Steven L.; Smith, Matthew E.; Aime, M. Catherine. 2012. New Elaphomyces species (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales, Ascomycota) from Guyana. Mycologia. 104(5): 1244-1249. https://doi.org/10.3852/12-061.

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