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Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology
Year : 2017, Volume : 10, Issue : 9
First page : ( 3061) Last page : ( 3068)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2017.00543.1

Contribution to the Macromycetes of West Bengal, India: 18–22

Acharya Krishnendu1,*, Tarafder Entaj1, Pradhan Prakash1,2, Dutta Arun Kumar1,2, Paloi Soumitra1,2, Datta Moumita1, 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, Prani Sampad Bhawan, 5th floor LB-2, Sector-III, Salt Lake City, Kolkata, 700 106, India

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

Online published on 16 May, 2018.


Ongoing studies have suggested that there is enormous macrofungal diversity in West Bengal due to its unique geo-climatic setting. The present paper reports five macrofungi viz. Cortinarius iodes, Xerula radicata, Phylloporus bellus, Crepidotus mollis and Macrocybe gigantea collected from different geographical regions of West Bengal, India and are reported herein with detailed macro-morphological characters.



Macrofungi, Morphology, Taxonomy, West Bengal, India.


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