Contribution to the macromycetes of West Bengal, India: 51–56

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Diptosh Das
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0012-3532
Entaj Tarafder
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3680-3433
Meghma Bera
Anirban Roy
Krishnendu Acharya
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1193-1823

Abstract

Abstract: The West Bengal is a treasure house for macro-fungal diversity due to its varied geo-climatic conditions. Detailed macroscopic and microscopic characterization was made to identify the collected specimens. Altogether six species belonging to the family Xylariaceae (three species), Hypoxylaceae (one species), Ascobolaceae (one species) and Pyronemataceae (one species) were collected from different corners of the state. Literature survey revealed that all of the collected taxa represent their first detailed description and distributional record from the state. A comprehensive macro-morphological description, field photographs along with microscopic observations are provided. The outcome of the present study will enrich data related to the diversity of macrofungi from the state West Bengal.


 

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Das, D., Tarafder, E., Bera, M., Roy, A. and Acharya, K. 2020. Contribution to the macromycetes of West Bengal, India: 51–56. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 9 (Jun. 2020), 16110–16122. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5115.12.9.16110-16122.
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Author Biographies

Diptosh Das, Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

Research Scholar, 

Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

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West Bengal Biodiversity Board, Prani Sampad Bhawan, 5th Floor, LB 2, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700106, India

Entaj Tarafder, Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

Research Scholar 

Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

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West Bengal Biodiversity Board, Prani Sampad Bhawan, 5th Floor, LB 2, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700106, India

Meghma Bera, Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

Research Sccholar 

Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

 

Anirban Roy, Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

Research Officer 

West Bengal Biodiversity Board, Prani Sampad Bhawan, 5th Floor, LB 2, Sector III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, West Bengal 700106, India

Krishnendu Acharya, Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal 700019, India

Professor, Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta,

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