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Trappeindia himalayensis gen. et sp. nov., a sequestrate fungus with potential affinity to Strobilomyces (Basidiomycotina, Boletales)

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Castellano, M.A.; Miller, S.L.; Singh, L.; Lakhanpal, T.N.

Year Published

2012

Publication

KAVAKA. 40: 3-5.

Abstract

An unusual sequestrate fungus forming ectomycorrhizae with Cedrus deodora (Roxb.) Laud. forms sporocarps in the northwestern Himalayas of India during spring. It has a dark brown to black peridium with a solid, white to brown, loculate gleba containing spherical, reticulate spores. It resembles no described genus and is described here as Trappeindia himalayensis gen. et sp. nov.

Keywords

mycophagy, ectomycorrhiza

Citation

Castellano, M.A.; Miller, S.L.; Singh, L.; Lakhanpal, T.N. 2012. Trappeindia himalayensis gen et sp nov , a sequestrate fungus with potential affinity to Strobilomyces (Basidiomycotina, Boletales). KAVAKA. 40: 3-5.

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