New records of Melanogaster species (Fungi, Boletales) in Bulgaria

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New records of Melanogaster species (Fungi, Boletales) in Bulgaria

Maria Lacheva
J. Bio. Env. Sci.6( 1), 494-500, January 2015.
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Melanogaster ambiguus (Vittad.) Tul. & C. Tul. and M. broomeanus Berk., two of the rare and interesting hypogeous fungi in Bulgaria, were found in a new localities near hazelnut trees (Corylus avellana L.) in the Rhodopes. Melanogaster broomeanus are reported for the second time in the country. The morphological descriptions, habitat, ecology and geographical distribution of M. broomeanus in Bulgaria are reviewed. A key to the known Bulgarian species of Melanogaster Corda is given.


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