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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 3
First page : ( 823) Last page : ( 832)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00155.X

Contribution to the Macromycetes of West Bengal, India: 8–12

Acharya Krishnendu1,*, Tarafder Entaj1, Dutta Arun Kumar1,2, Nandi Sudeshna1, Pradhan Prakash1,2, Sarkar Jit1, Paloi Soumitra1,2, Sikder Rimpa1, Roy Anirban2

1Molecular and Applied Mycology and Plant Pathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, West Bengal-700019, India

2West Bengal Biodiversity Board, Poura Bhawan, Salt Lake City, Sector III, Kolkata-700016, India

*Corresponding Author E-mail: krish_paper@yahoo.com

Online published on 29 April, 2017.


Five members of Agaricales (Agrocybe pediades, Calocybella swetha, Cantharocybe virosa, Lepiota echinacea, and Oudemansiella canarii) were collected from different parts of West Bengal, India and are reported herein with detailed morphological characters. Literature survey revealed that all of the collected taxa represent their first distributional record from the state.



Macrofungi, Morphology, New record, Taxonomy, West Bengal.


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