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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 9, Issue:3, March, 2020

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Editor-in-chief: Dr.M.Prakash
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2020.9(3): 2159-2166

Survey of Wild Edible Mushrooms in Champhai District, Mizoram, India
Zarzoliana Ralte*, Sobita Simon and Abhilasha A. Lal
Department of Plant Pathology, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, Prayagraj 211007, (U.P), India
*Corresponding author

A survey was carried out to study the diversity of Macrofungi from the forest of Champhai, Mizoram, Northeast India. 17 (seventeen) species of edible wild mushrooms were collected. The identified specimens were from the families – Russulaceae, Polyporaceae, Boletaceae, Lyophyllaceae, Agaricaceae, Auriculariaceae, Marasmiaceae, Gomphaceae, Schizophyllaceae, Elaphomycetaceae. The species were identified based on their morphology. The ethnic tribal people have extensive ethnomycological knowledge based on which they collect and sell the edible ones.

Keywords: Wild mushrooms, Ethnic, Survey

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Zarzoliana Ralte, Sobita Simon and Abhilasha A. Lal. 2020. Survey of Wild Edible Mushrooms in Champhai District, Mizoram, India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 9(3): 2159-2166. doi:
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