SOME MACROFUNGI FROM PHULCHOWKI AREA OF KATHMANDU VALLEY, NEPAL
Keywords:Macrofungi, Medicinal fungi, Phulchowki
During present study, a survey was made from Godavari to Phulchowki, Kathmandu valley up to the height of 2250 m. in order to collect macrofungi with special reference to habit, habitat, substrate and ethnobotanical information. The species were brought to laboratory and identified through morphological and microscopic examination. Out of 45 macrofungi species collected, 20 species belonging to 13 families were identified. The major species were Agaricus silvicola, Amanita caesarea, Bovista plumbea, Clavulina cristata, Clavulinopsis fusiformis etc. The detailed measurement of pileus and stipes, colour of pileus, gills and stipes, cap profiles, stem profiles, spore structure were done.
Ecoprint: An International Journal of Ecology
Vol. 18, 2011
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