Wednesday, December 13, 2017

[Fungi • 2017] Trogia benghalesis • A New Species (Marasmiaceae, Basidiomycota) from West Bengal, India

Trogia benghalesis

 Dutta, Nandi, Tarafder, Sikder, Roy & Acharya, 2017

A new species of Trogia (Marasmiaceae, Basidiomycota) is described from West Bengal, India. Analysis of the molecular sequence (nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer region) data suggests that Trogia benghalesis is phylogenetically distinct from its closely related species. Comprehensive description based on macro- and microscopic characters, photographs and comparisons with morphologically similar and phylogenetically related species are provided.

Keywords: Fungi, Agaricales; nrITS; taxonomy; West Bengal


 Arun Kumar Dutta, Sudeshna Nandi, Entaj Tarafder, Rimpa Sikder, Anirban Roy and Krishnendu Acharya. 2017. Trogia benghalensis (Marasmiaceae, Basidiomycota), A New Species from India. Phytotaxa. 331(2); 273–280. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.331.2.11

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