In: Sydowia 68, (2016): 107-111 DOI 10.12905/0380.sydowia68-2016-0107 Published online on May 31st, 2016
Sclerogaster araripensis, a new hypogeous fungus from the upland wet forest enclaves of northeast Brazil
Marcelo A. Sulzbacher, Julieth O. Sousa, Vagner G. Cortez, Admir J. Giachini & Iuri G. Baseia
Sulzbacher M.A., Sousa J.O., Cortez V.G., Giachini A.J. & Baseia I.G. (2016) Sclerogaster araripensis, a new hypogeous fungus from the upland, wet forest enclaves of northeast Brazil. – Sydowia 68: 107–111.
Sclerogaster araripensis, with small basidiomata, white and two-layered peridium, basidiospores (4.3) 4.5–7 × 3.5–6 µm, is described from the upland, wet forest enclaves (brejos de altitude), in northeast Brazil. It grows aggregated in clusters within a common mycelium.
Keywords: Basidiomycota, Geastrales, taxonomy, tropical forests, sp. nov.