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Notes on the Unrecorded Species of Subgenus Lepidella in Korean Genus Amanita
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  • Journal title : The Korean Journal of Mycology
  • Volume 43, Issue 4,  2015, pp.216-223
  • Publisher : The Korean Society of Mycology
  • DOI : 10.4489/KJM.2015.43.4.216
 Title & Authors
Notes on the Unrecorded Species of Subgenus Lepidella in Korean Genus Amanita
Jin, Yong Ju; Yoo, Ki Bum; Hong, Seung Beom; Kwon, Soon Wu; Kim, Soo Jin; Kim, Seong Hwan; Seok, Soon-Ja;
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Amanita subgenus Lepidella is a well-known group that includes lethal amanitas. However, the taxonomic investigation of Korean Amanita species is still in progress. In this study, we collected Amanita specimens in Korea from 2009 to 2015 and classified 22 of them as subgenus Lepidella based on the morphology. Phylogenetic analysis of the 22 Amanita specimens based on the internal transcribed spacers sequences identified 16 phylogenetic species which included three undescribed Amanita species (A. sepiacea, A. modesta and A. kotohiraensis). Microscopic features of newly recorded Amanita species were photographed and line drawings were made. All collections cited here are deposited in the Herbarium Conservation Center of the National Institute of Agricultural Sciences.
Amanita kotohiraensis;Amanita modesta;Amanita sepiacea;Phylogenetic anaylsis;Subgenus Lepidella;
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