Contribution to the Knowledge of Ramariopsis subarctica (Clavariaceae, Basidiomycota)

Marek Halama, Paweł Pech, Anton G. Shiryaev
2017 Polish Botanical Journal  
Although general knowledge of Ramariopsis subarctica Pilát has advanced in the past four decades, there is still little understanding of how the species is distributed and which aspects of the environment determine its distribution. This paper presents the first Polish collections of the species. Hitherto unknown in Poland, R. subarctica is reported from two localities in subalpine belts of the West Tatra Mts and Karkonosze Mts. The morphology of newly collected basidiomata of the fungus is
more » ... ribed, illustrated and commented, and some basic chemical parameters of its habitat in the Karkonosze Mts are given. All available published material relevant to the global distribution and ecology of R. subarctica is reviewed.
doi:10.1515/pbj-2017-0011 fatcat:6jy77rqczngjrpnmwdebrund5a