Hitherto unrecorded macrofungi from India. Appl Biol Res


Kashmir forests harbour rich macrofungal diversity and merely 250 macrofungi have been reported from the Himalayan state of Jammu & Kashmir. During a recent survey for mycorrhiza, four hitherto unreported macrofungi viz. Aleuria aurantia (Pers.), Mitrophora semilibera (DC) Lév., Russula delica (Fr.) and Russula paludosa (Britzelm.) were collected from conifer-dominated forests of Kashmir. Of these Russula delica and Russula paludosa are new records from India whereas Aleuria aurantia (Pers.) and Mitrophora semilibera (DC) Lév. are new reports from J&K State.

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