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Russula buyckii, a new species of Russula subgenus Incrustatula from Eastern Himalaya, India

SOUMITRA PALOI, ARUN KUMAR DUTTA, PRAKASH PRADHAN, ANIRBAN ROY, KRISHNENDU ACHARYA

Abstract


Russula buyckii, a new species of Russula (subgen. Incrustatula, sect. Lilaceinae and subsect. Lilaceinae) is described from Eastern Himalaya, India. Its macro- and micro-morphological features are described in detail and compared with those of similar species. Identification and categorization of R. buyckii was supported by the molecular phylogenetic analysis based on the nrDNA ITS sequence data.


Keywords


Basidiomycota, Russulales, taxonomy, West Bengal, Fungi

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.252.2.4

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand