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Anupama K.N.A. Raj, K.P.D. Latha & Manim., in Raj et al., Mycol. Progr. 18(5): 661 (2019)


Etymology: Anupama (Sanskrit), matchless; refers to the distinctive lineage of the genus

Diagnosis: Basidiocarps tricholomatoid. Pileus surface brownish, glabrous, and somewhat waxy. Lamellae sinuate, crowded, with concolorous edges. Stipe central or slightly eccentric, solid, with white mycelial cords at the base; surface densely appressed-fibrillose all over. Spore print grayish white. Basidiospores subglobose, obovoid or somewhat lacrymoid, smooth, inamyloid, acyanophilic. Pleurocystidia scarce. Cheilocystidia abundant. Pileipellis a cutis. Clamp connections present on all hyphae. Forming a lineage sister to the genus Guyanagarika in molecular phylogenetic analyses.

Index fungorum number: IF828252

Type species: Anupama indica K.N.A. Raj, K.P.D. Latha & Manim. 2019, in Raj et al., Mycol. Progr. 18(5): 661 (2019)



Raj, K. N. A., Latha, K. P. D., Leelavathy, K. M., & Manimohan, P. (2019). Anupama: a new genus of Biannulariaceae (Agaricales) from tropical India. Mycological Progress, 18(5), 659669. doi:10.1007/s11557-019-01479-1


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