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Vol.11(6), pp. 209-219 , June 2017
DOI: 10.5897/AJPS2017.1543
ISSN: 1996-0824

Full Length Research Paper

New records of basidiomycetous macrofugi from Kurdistan region - Northern Iraq

Sara Q. Suliaman
  • Sara Q. Suliaman
  • Department of Biology, College of Sciences, Tikrit University, Tikrit, Iraq
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Talib O. AL- Khesraji
  • Talib O. AL- Khesraji
  • Department of Biology, College of Education for Pure Sciences, Tikrit University, Tikrit, Iraq
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Abdullah A. Hassan
  • Abdullah A. Hassan
  • Department of Protection, College of Agriculture, Tikrit University, Tikrit, Iraq
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 Received: 07 March 2017  Accepted: 15 April 2017  Published: 30 June 2017

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This study was carried out within February to June, 2015 to 2016 on macrofungi samples collected from different localities within Iraqi Kurdistan region - Northern Iraq. This mountainous region is rich in forest trees with diverse groups of shrubs and herbs and is expected to support the growth of many macrofungal species. However, this part of Iraq is still unexplored from macrofungal point of view. In this paper seven basidiomycetous macrofungal species from seven genera , six families and two orders : Inocybe flocculosa, Pleurotus nebrodensis, Psathyrella spadiceogrisea, Schizophyllum commune, Volvopluteus gloiocephalus (Agaricales), Lentinus tigrinus and Trametes trogii (Polyporales) were reported from Iraqi Kurdistan. These macrofungal species are recorded for the first time from Iraq.


Key words: Macrofungi , Agaricales , Polyporales , Iraqi Kurdistan.

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APA Suliaman, S. Q., AL- Khesraji, T. O., & Hassan, A. A. (2017). New records of basidiomycetous macrofugi from Kurdistan region - Northern Iraq. African Journal of Plant Science, 11(6), 209-219.
Chicago Sara Q. Suliaman, Talib O. AL- Khesraji and Abdullah A. Hassan. "New records of basidiomycetous macrofugi from Kurdistan region - Northern Iraq." African Journal of Plant Science 11, no. 6 (2017): 209-219.
MLA Sara Q. Suliaman, Talib O. AL- Khesraji and Abdullah A. Hassan. "New records of basidiomycetous macrofugi from Kurdistan region - Northern Iraq." African Journal of Plant Science 11.6 (2017): 209-219.
DOI 10.5897/AJPS2017.1543

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