Three interesting wood rotting macro-fungi from Jharkhand, India

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Manoj Emanuel Hembrom
Arvind Parihar
Kanad Das


Routine surveys of mycologically unexplored forest areas of Jharkhand, followed by a thorough examination of macro-fungal collections reveal two hitherto unrecorded poroid species (Basidiomycete) for Indian mycobiota namely, Ganoderma elegantum and Perenniporia bambusicola, and a less known hydnoid wood-rotting species Beenakia fuliginosa.  Detailed taxonomic descriptions coupled with illustrations are provided for all three taxa and compared with allied taxa.


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Hembrom, M.E., Parihar, A. and Das, K. 2016. Three interesting wood rotting macro-fungi from Jharkhand, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 8, 2 (Feb. 2016), 8518–8525. DOI:
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