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Avneet Pal Singh

Department of Botany, Punjabi University, Patiala 147002, Punjab, India

Diversity of the genus Ganoderma in Punjab (India)

Gurpreet Kaur, Avneet Pal Singh & Gurpaul Singh Dhingra
MYCOBIOTA 7: 25–49 (2017)
Published online: 31 December 2017
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Twelve species of the genus Ganoderma, G. amboinense, G. applanatum, G. australe, G. crebrostriatum, G. curtisii, G. lobatum, G. lucidum, G. mediosinense, G. parvulum, G. ramosissimum, G. resinaceum, and G. subumbraculum, are reported and illustrated from different localities of state of Punjab (India) and its capital Chandigarh, which is also a union territory. Of these, G. mediosinense is a new record for India, while G. amboinense, G. australe, G. curtisii, G. crebrostriatum, G. lobatum, G. parvulum, G. ramosissimum, G. resinaceum, and G. subumbraculum are reported for the first time from the state of Punjab. A key to all twelve species from the study area is presented.

Agaricomycetes, Basidiomycota, Ganoderma, India, laccate polypores, Punjab, taxonomy