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Acta Amazonica

Print version ISSN 0044-5967On-line version ISSN 1809-4392

Acta Amaz. vol.15  supl.1-2 Manaus  1985 

Original Article

Some Phragmobasidiomycetes from Acre and Amazonas

B. Lowy *  

*Botany Department, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. 70803 USA


Apreliminary survey of Phragmobasidiomycetes from the Brazilian Amazon revealed three new species: Tremella riobrancensis Lowy, Ductifera elastica Lowy, and Dacryopinax maxidorii Lowy. Ten other species representing the families Auriculariaceae, Tremellaceae, and Dacrymycetaceae previously unreported from Acre and Amazonas were also collected.


Uma investigação preliminar dos Phragmobasidiomycetes da Amazônia brasileira revelou três espécies novas: Tremella riobrancensis Lowy, Ductifera elastica Lowy e Dacryopinax maxidoriiLowy. Mais dez espécies previamente não coletadas na Amazônia, representantes das famílias Auriculariaceae, Tremellaceae e Dacrymycetaceae, do Acre e Amazonas, também são registradas.

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