Title: Stephanospora michoacanensis (Stephanosporaceae, Agaricales), a novel sequestrate truffle from North America
Author: Guevara-Guerrero, Gonzalo; Baez-Alvarado, Ivone; Gomez-Reyes, Victor M.; Castellano, Michael;
Source: Revista Mexicana de Micología Volume. 41:2015; pp. 71-75.
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
Description: Stephanospora michoacanensis is presented as a new species from North America. This angiocarpic species is recognized by its yellowcream peridial surface color, and broadly ellipsoid to subglobose, spiny or crested, inamyloid spores with a distinct, complete or nearly complete corona at its base. Stephanospora michoacanensis is similar to S. caroticolor, but S. caroticolor has a bright yellow to reddish yellow peridial surface, and larger spores. Stephanospora michoacanensis also resembles S. chilensis, but S. chilensis has a brownishochraceous to reddish orange peridial surface, spiny spores that lack crest-like features. Illustrations of macro-and microscopic features are presented.
Keywords: truffles, hypogeous, carrot-red truffles, sequestrate, lindtneria
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Guevara-Guerrero, Gonzalo; Baez-Alvarado, Ivone; Gomez-Reyes, Victor M.; Castellano, Michael A. 2015. Stephanospora michoacanensis (Stephanosporaceae, Agaricales), a novel sequestrate truffle from North America. Revista Mexicana de Micología Volume. 41:2015; pp. 71-75.
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