Macrofungus Nitschkia macrospora Teng (Ascomycetes: Nitschkiaceae), a new report to India

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K.J. Nandan Patel
M. Krishnappa
V. Krishna


In the present investigation, an interesting lignicolous ascomycetes belonging to the family Nitschkiaceae, having small stroma in clusters, attached weakly to the substratum, was collected.  Based on the morphology and anatomical features, the fungus was identified as Nitschkia macrospora Teng. 


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K.J. Nandan Patel, Department of P.G Studies and Research in Applied Botany, Jnana Sahyadri, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Shivamogga, Karnataka 577451, India

Department of Applied Botany, Kuvempu University


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