Gasteroid mycobiota of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil: Tulostomataceae
The diversity of Tulostomataceae has been investigated in Rio Grande do Sul State in southern Brazil. Eight species belonging to two genera were recognized: Battarrea, represented by B. phalloides, and Tulostoma, represented by T. brasiliense, T. cyclophorum, T. dumeticola, T. exasperatum, T. pygmaeum, T. rickii, and T. striatum. All species are described and illustrated by line drawings and photos, including scanning electron micrographs of the basidiospores. Illustrations of the peridium structure are furnished for most taxa.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: July 16, 2009