Two new species of hydnoid-fungi from India.

IMA Fungus 2013 Dec 13;4(2):359-69. Epub 2013 Dec 13.

CBS-KNAW, Fungal Biodiversity Centre, P.O. Box 85167, NL-3508 AD Utrecht, The Netherlands;

Two taxa, Hericium yumthangense (Russulales, Agaricomycotina) and Mycoleptodonoides sharmae (Polyporales, Agaricomycotina) are described as new to science from the Shingba Rhododendron sanctuary located in the northern district of Sikkim, India. Macro- and micromorphological characters are described and illustrated for both species, which are compared with allied taxa. ITS rDNA sequences supported H. yumthangense as a rather isolated species within Hericium, the species complexes of which were not resolved due to low interspecific sequence divergence. In the case of M. sharmae, 28S rDNA (D1/D2) data rendered this poorly known genus among well-known taxa of the core-polyporoid clade.

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December 2013

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