Morphological and molecular phylogenetic studies on Battarrea phalloides (Agaricales): a new report to Indian mycobiota

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R. Kantharaja
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5840-1665
M. Krishnappa
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9475-7554

Abstract

The Scaly-stalked Puffball Battarrea phalloides (Dicks.) Pers. is recorded for the first time in India.  The fungus is reported from many countries across the continents and typically uncommon and rare in all regions.  It is Red Listed in most of the European countries and is under assessment in IUCN Global Fungal Red List Initiative.  The Indian sample of B. phalloides is reported from Kadur Taluk of Chikkamagaluru District, Karnataka with morpho-molecular data.  

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R. Kantharaja and M. Krishnappa 2020. Morphological and molecular phylogenetic studies on Battarrea phalloides (Agaricales): a new report to Indian mycobiota. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 8 (May 2020), 15881–15888. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5679.12.8.15881-15888.
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R. Kantharaja, Department of PG Studies and Research in Botany, Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Shivamogga, Karnataka 577451, India.

Department of Botany, Kuvempu University

M. Krishnappa, Department of PG Studies and Research in Botany, Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta, Shivamogga, Karnataka 577451, India.

Professor, Department of Botany, Kuvempu University

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