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Calvatia guzmanii sp. nov. (Agaricaceae, Basidiomycota) from Paraná State, Brazil

CAMILA R. ALVES, VAGNER G. CORTEZ

Abstract


A new species of Calvatia is described from a semideciduous seasonal forest fragment in the western region of Paraná State, southern Brazil. Calvatia guzmanii is proposed as new based on the combination of dark brown and spiny to velvety exoperidium, prominent subgleba and echinulate-reticulate basidiospores with a short pedicel. A comparison with morphologically similar Calvatia species is giv

Keywords


Neotropical fungi, mycobiota, puffball, taxonomy



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.85.2.1

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

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand