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Title: Turkish truffles I: 18 new records for Turkey

Author: TÜRKOĞLU, Aziz; Castellano, Michael; TRAPPE, James Martin; YARATANAKUL GÜNGÖR, Mehrican;

Date: 2015


Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: We report the first records of 18 truffle species in Turkey. Three belong to the Ascomycota: Elaphomyces leucocarpus, E. muricatus, and Genea sphaerica; and 15 to the Basidiomycota: Alpova corsicus, Gautieria otthii, G. retirugosa, G. trabutii, Hymenogaster citrinus, H. hessei, H. luteus, H. lycoperdineus, Hysterangium clathroides, H. epiroticum, H. fragile, H. nephriticum, Leucogaster tozzianus, Octaviania asterosperma, and Protoglossum aromaticum. We also report new localities within Turkey for Picoa juniperi, P. lefebvrei, Geopora cooperi, Terfezia arenaria, T. claveryi, Tuber aestivum, and T. nitidum in the Ascomycota; and Leucogaster nudus, Hymenogaster thwaitesii, H. vulgaris, and Melanogaster broomeanus in the Basidiomycota.

Keywords: Truffles, hypogeous fungi, Ascomycota, Basidiomycota, Turkey

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TÜRKOĞLU, Aziz; CASTELLANO, Michael Angelo; TRAPPE, James Martin; YARATANAKUL GÜNGÖR, Mehrican 2015. Turkish truffles I: 18 new records for Turkey. TURKISH JOURNAL OF BOTANY, Vol. 39: 18 pages.: 359-376.


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