New record of Tulostoma squamosum (Agaricales: Basidiomycota) from India based on morphological features and phylogenetic analysis

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Arun Kumar Dutta
Soumitra Paloi
Krishnendu Acharya


Tulostoma squamosum is reported for the first time from India.  A comprehensive macro-morphological description, field photographs along with microscopic observations, and comparisons with morphologically similar and phylogenetically related taxa are provided.  Nucleotide sequence comparison and an estimation of evolutionary divergence between Tulostoma squamosum sequences across different geographic origin are also provided.

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Arun Kumar Dutta, Department of Botany, West Bengal State University, North-24-Parganas, Barasat, West Bengal 700126, India.

DST-Inspire Faculty
Department of Botany
West Bengal State University
Berunanpukuria, Malikapur,
Barasat, 24-Parganas (N)
PIN- 700126


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