ARPHA Preprints, doi: 10.3897/arphapreprints.e97332
Ramaria barenthalensis a new record from Western Himalayas, Kashmir
expand article infoTariq Ullah, Syeda Firdous§, Abdul Nasir Khalid|
‡ University of Kotli, Muzaffarabad, Pakistan§ Women University Bagh, Bagh, Pakistan| University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan
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The genus Ramaria is a globally distributed genus inhabiting different substrates. In the present study samples of Ramaria barenthalensis, were collected during a fungal survey from Neelum Valley, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Identification was carried out through combined morpho-anatomical and nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer (ITS) sequence analysis that confirmed its position as Ramaria barenthalensis. The taxon is a new record to fungi of Kashmir, Pakistan.

Coral fungi, Ramaria, Mushrooms of Kashmir, nrDNA, ITS, Neelum Valley