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Title: Mayamontana coccolobae (Basidiomycota), a new sequestrate taxon from Belize

Author: Castellano, Michael A.; Trappe, James M.; Lodge, D. Jean;

Date: 2007

Source: Mycotaxon. 100: 289-294.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: A new semi-hypogeous, sequestrate genus and species in the Basidiomycota is described from the Maya Mountains of Belize, where it was fruiting in association with Coccoloba belizensis. Mayamontana coccolobae is characterized by small, bright orange basidiomata with a friable, loculate, red-orange to red gleba and bilaterally asymmetric, ellipsoid to subglobose, hyaline to pale green or yellow spores with a slightly wrinkled utricle and thick walls.

Keywords: taxonomy, distribution

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Castellano, Michael A.; Trappe, James M.; Lodge, D. Jean 2007. Mayamontana coccolobae (Basidiomycota), a new sequestrate taxon from Belize. Mycotaxon. 100: 289-294.


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