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    Author(s): Aziz TÜRKOĞLU; Michael Castellano; James Martin TRAPPE; Mehrican YARATANAKUL GÜNGÖR
    Date: 2015
    Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    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.

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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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    Truffles, hypogeous fungi, Ascomycota, Basidiomycota, Turkey

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