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Journal of Mycology
Volume 2016, Article ID 5047617, 8 pages
Research Article

Some New Records and Status of Genus Steccherinum (Polyporales, Basidiomycota) in India

Department of Botany, Punjabi University, Patiala 147002, India

Received 29 August 2015; Revised 29 November 2015; Accepted 30 November 2015

Academic Editor: Laura Selbmann

Copyright © 2016 Sanjeev Kumar Sanyal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Information on ten species of genus Steccherinum in India is provided. Of these nine are based on the collections made from state of Uttarakhand during 2010–2012, whereas S. laeticolor has been described by earlier workers but could not be collected during the present study. S. albofibrillosum, S. bourdotii, S. ciliolatum, S. cremeoalbum, S. oreophilum, S. robustius, and S. subcrinale are new records for the state of Uttarakhand and described in detail; however for S. fimbriatum, S. laeticolor, and S. ochraceum annotated notes have been given. S. albofibrillosum, S. bourdotii, S. cremeoalbum, S. oreophilum, and S. robustius are being reported for the first time from India.