Contribution to the macromycetes of West Bengal, India: 63–68

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Rituparna Saha
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8669-911X
Debal Ray
http://orcid.org/0000-0001-9789-4773
Anirban Roy
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-3786-7380
Krishnendu Acharya
http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1193-1823

Abstract

West Bengal, a significant landmass of eastern India with its varied topography, edaphic, and climatic conditions facilitates diversified forest types and conducive microhabitats for a wide array of macro-fungal wealth and the members of Aphyllophorales in particular.  Detailed macro-microscopic characterizations and chemical reactions were performed to systematically identify the specimens using standard key and literatures.  Six members of Aphyllophorales collected from different parts of West Bengal, India and four species belonging to the family Polyporaceae [Hexagonia tenuis (Fr.) Fr., Polyporus arcularius (Batsch) Fr., P. tricholoma Mont. and Lenzites elegans (Spreng.) Pat.] were identified, and a single species was identified under Meripiliaceae [Physisporinus lineatus (Pers.) F. Wu, Jia J. Chen & Y.C. Dai] and Meruliaceae [Bjerkandera fumosa (Pers.) P. Karst.].  The detailed description along with field and herbarium photographs, macro-morphology, and microscopic features of six species are provided in this article. 

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Saha, R., Ray, D., Roy, A. and Acharya, K. 2020. Contribution to the macromycetes of West Bengal, India: 63–68. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 14 (Oct. 2020), 17014–17023. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.4964.12.14.17014-17023.
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