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Macrofungal Diversity of Erzincan Province (Turkey)

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Author(s): Ali Keles | Kenan Demirel

Journal: International Journal of Botany
ISSN 1811-9700

Volume: 6;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 383;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Turkey | taxonomy | Macrofungal diversity | East Anatolia

ABSTRACT
The present study was carried out on macrofungi collected from Erzincan province between 2006 and 2007. The macroscopic and ecological features of macrofungi were recorded in field. The specimens were taken to laboratory. The microscopic data and the identification of macrofungi were carried out in the laboratory using related literature and mycological techniques. According to the field and laboratory investigations 191 taxa belonging to 33 families and nine orders in Pezizomycetes and Agaricomycetes classis were determined. All of the taxa are new to the province. Nine taxa are determined as new records for Turkish mycobiota. The new records are Helvella latispora Boud., Conocybe pubescens (Gillet) Kühner, Coprinus strossmayeri Schulz. Coprinus vosoustii Pilát, Leccinum atrostipitatum A.H. Sm. Thiers and Watl., Entoloma poliopus var. parvisporigerum Noordel., Psathyrella friesii Kits v Wav., Russula dryadicola Fellner and Landa and Russula silvicola Shaff.
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