Systematics of Nepalese Termitomyces

  • Hari Prasad Aryal Bhairahawa Multiple Campus, Siddarthanagar
  • Usha Budathoki Central Department of Botany, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
Keywords: Basidiomycetes, Phytogeography, Taxonomy, Termitophilous fungi

Abstract

The genus Termitomyces is obligate symbiont fungus with the termite, which grows on termatoria. This paper highlights new records of Termitomyces aurantiacus (R. Heim) R. Heim, T. badius Otieno, T. le-testui (Pat.) R. Heim, T. microcarpus f. santalensis Heim and T. schimperi (Pat.) R. Heim reported for the first time from Nepal. The collection area lies 26°44'08"-29°06'32"N latitude and 80°18'02"-88°08'27"E longitude within an altitudinal range of 60-3000 msl. The collection during 2010-2012 from reserve forest and the specimens have been deposited in the Natural History Museum (NHM), Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal.

Our Nature (2015), 13(1): 31-44

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Hari Prasad Aryal, Bhairahawa Multiple Campus, Siddarthanagar

 

Published
2015-12-27
How to Cite
Aryal, H., & Budathoki, U. (2015). Systematics of Nepalese Termitomyces. Our Nature, 13(1), 31-44. https://doi.org/10.3126/on.v13i1.14207
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