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Title: New Elaphomyces species (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales, Ascomycota) from Guyana

Author: Castellano, Michael A.; Henkel, Terry W.; Miller, Steven L.; Smith, Matthew E.; Aime, M. Catherine.;

Date: 2012

Source: Mycologia. 104(5): 1244-1249.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Elaphomyces compleximurus sp. nov. and E. digitatus sp. nov. are described from the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana. Macromorphological, micromorphological, habitat and DNA sequence data are provided for each new species. This is the first report of Elaphomyces ascomata associated with ectomycorrhizal members of the Fabaceae and also for the genus from the lowland South American tropics.

Keywords: Dicymbe, Guiana Shield, hypogeous fungi, sequestrate fungi

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Castellano, Michael A.; Henkel, Terry W.; Miller, Steven L.; Smith, Matthew E.; Aime, M. Catherine. 2012. New Elaphomyces species (Elaphomycetaceae, Eurotiales, Ascomycota) from Guyana. Mycologia. 104(5): 1244-1249.


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