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    An unusual sequestrate fungus forming ectomycorrhizae with Cedrus deodora (Roxb.) Laud. forms sporocarps in the northwestern Himalayas of India during spring. It has a dark brown to black peridium with a solid, white to brown, loculate gleba containing spherical, reticulate spores. It resembles no described genus and is described here as Trappeindia himalayensis gen. et sp. nov.

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    Castellano, M.A.; Miller, S.L.; Singh, L.; Lakhanpal, T.N. 2012. Trappeindia himalayensis gen et sp nov , a sequestrate fungus with potential affinity to Strobilomyces (Basidiomycotina, Boletales). KAVAKA. 40: 3-5.


    mycophagy, ectomycorrhiza

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