Hygrocybe rajendrae (Hygrophoraceae), a new species of subsection Squamulosae from Indian Himalaya

9 September 2017

Singh, Upendra; Das, Kanad; Uniyal, Priyanka; Mehmood, Tahir

Hygrocybe rajendrae a new species belonging to subg. Pseudohygrocybe sect. Coccineae subsect. Squamulosae is described and illustrated based on the morphological characteristics and phylogenetic analysis. It is characterized by its yellow pileus with very fine, yellowish fibrillose-squamules at disc, yellowish white to pale yellow distant lamellae, broadly ellipsoid to ellipsoid basidiospores and lack of hymenial cystidia