Three species of Phallus (Basidiomycota: Agaricomycetes: Phallaceae) from Jammu & Kashmir, India

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Harpreet kour
Rigzin Yangdol
Sanjeev Kumar
Yash Pal Sharma


In this paper, three species of Phallus viz., P. macrosporus, P. rubicundus and P. hadriani are described, illustrated and discussed along with habitat photographs and line drawings of microscopic features.  Out of these, P. macrosporus is new to India. P. rubicundus is new to Jammu & Kashmir whereas P. hadriani constitutes a new report of its occurrence from the Jammu Province. A key to the investigated species is also provided.


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Harpreet kour, Department of Botany, University of Jammu, Jammu 180006, India

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Department of Botany

University of Jammu

Rigzin Yangdol, Department of Botany, University of Jammu, Jammu 180006, India

Research Scholar

Department of Botany

University of Jammu

Sanjeev Kumar, Department of Botany, University of Jammu, Jammu 180006, India

Research Scholar

Department of Botany

University of Jammu

Yash Pal Sharma, Department of Botany, University of Jammu, Jammu 180006, India

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University of Jammu



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