Research Paper

Morphological and phylogenetic studies of Lycoperdon rupicola: first report for the Indian mycobiota

Dyutiparna Chakraborty, Kanad Das, Abhishek Baghela, Nikita Mehta, Sanjay Kumar Singh, Sobhan Kumar Mukherjee and Rui Lin Zhao

Published on: 22 February 2017

DOI: 10.6165/tai.2017.62.93

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2017 vol.62 no.1 pp.93-98


Lycoperdon rupicola Jeppson, E. Larss. & M.P. Martín growing on mossy bed attached to rocks or soil, is reported here for the first time from India with its morphological details, supporting illustrations and phylogenetic evidences. Similar looking or allied taxa are compared. The ITS- and LSU-rDNA based phylogenetic analysis of our collection also confirms its conspecificity with its European counterpart.

Keyword: Agaricales, India, Macrofungi, New record, Phylogeny, Taxonomy