Amanita pseudovaginata from Pakistan

Abdul Nasir Khalid, Arooj Naseer
2020 World Journal of Biology and Biotechnology  
Amanita pseudovaginata of Amanita subgenus Amanita sect. Vaginatae was found associated with Quercus spp. forests during a survey of macrofungi from oaks forests of Pakistan. The fruiting body was characterized morphoanatomically as well as by molecular analysis. The identification of the fungal symbiont as Amanita pseudovaginata was confirmed by Internal Transcribed Spacer Region (ITS) sequences. Sporocarps were matched with published data available from Russia and China. Phylogenetic analyses
more » ... and morphological descriptions are provided. This represents the first report of this species in Pakistan.
doi:10.33865/wjb.005.03.035 fatcat:uwcw4f36yndulpqteuosa7weie