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Original Research Articles                      Volume : 7, Issue:9, September, 2018

PRINT ISSN : 2319-7692
Online ISSN : 2319-7706
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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(9): 2540-2551

Diversity and Distribution of Calvatia Species in India: A New Record from Central India
R.K. Verma, S.N. Mishra, Vimal Pandro* and A.K. Thakur
Forest Pathology Discipline, Forest Protection Division, Tropical Forest Research Institute, Jabalpur – 482 021, Madhya Pradesh, India
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An account of mushrooms belonging to Calvatia reported from different part of India is given. Total 16 species of were compiled from literature with their records of habitat, distribution and references. Jammu and Kashmir represents the maximum diversity of Calvatia and 5 species were reported followed by Himachal Pradesh (3 species), Assam, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand (2 species each), West Bengal and Meghalaya (1 species each). One species Calvatia pyriformis was recorded for the first time from sal forest of central India.

Keywords: Calvatia, Calvatia pyriformis, Agaricaceae (Agaricales)

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Verma, R.K., S.N. Mishra, Vimal Pandro and Thakur, A.K. 2018. Diversity and Distribution of Calvatia Species in India: A New Record from Central India.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(9): 2540-2551. doi:
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