Authors: AIMAN IZHAR, ABDUL NASIR KHALID, HIRA BASHIR
Abstract: A new symbiotic species from genus Termitomyces, is proposed here supported by morphological features and molecular evidence. The species is characterized by an annual growth, pileus with velar remnants, ruptured margins, pubescent stipe with short pseudorhiza, basidia varying in wall thickness, polymorphic cheilo- and pleurocystidia as well as two types of pileipellis hyphae. Sequences of nr ITS and LSU regions of newly reported species nested as a separate taxon in both phylogenetic analyses of current study.
Keywords: Lyophyllaceae, new species, Pakistan, Hiran Minar, sclerobasidia, subhumid
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