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First Record of Fourteen Basidiomycetous Macrofungi (Agaricomycetes) from Iraq
Talib O. Al-Khesraji1, Sara Q. Suliaman2*, and Abdullah A. Hassan3
1Department of Biology, College of Education for Pure Sciences, Tikrit University, Tikrit, Iraq
2Department of Biology, College of Sciences, Tikrit University, Tikrit, Iraq
3Department of Protection, College of Agriculture, Tikrit University, Tikrit, Iraq
*Corresponding author

The present study reports on macrofungi species collected from March 2015 to May 2016 in Amadiyah, Erbil and Suliamaniya districts (Northeast Iraq). In this studies fourteen taxa (Agaricus bitorquis, Amanita fuliginea (Agaricaceae), Agrocybe aegerita, Agrocybe praecox (Bolbitiaceae), Coprinopsis atramentaria, Coprinopsis strossmayeri (Psathyrellaceae), Hymenogaster sp. (Hymenogastraceae), Inocybe glabripes, Inocybe hystrix (Inocybaceae), Tricholoma scalpturatum (Tricholomataceae), Boletus luridus (Boletaceae), Ganoderma adspersum, Polyporus arcularius (Polyporaceae) and Russula delica (Russulaceae) belong to one division, eleven genera, nine families and four orders were recorded for the first time in Iraq.

Keywords: Agaricomycetes Basidiomycota Fungal diversity Macrofungi
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Al-Khesraji, T.O., Suliaman, S. Q., Hassan, A. A., 2018. First record of fourteen basidiomycetous macrofungi (Agaricomycetes) from Iraq.Int.J.Curr.Res.Biosci.Plantbiol. 5(6): 25-44. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2018.506.003
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