Original paper

Cantharellus aurantioconspicuus (Cantharellales), a new species from Pernambuco, Brazil

Wartchow, Felipe; Buyck, Bart; Maia, Leonor C.

Abstract

Cantharellus aurantioconspicuus is described here from Atlantic Forest from Pernambuco, Northeast Brazil and compared to C. guyanensis. Its main features are the consistently orange pileus, the broad (up to 2 mm) and non-interveined lamellae, the solid stipe, basidia that bear mostly six sterigmata and the thin-walled hyphal extremities at the cap surface.

Keywords

agaricomycetescantharellaceaecantharellus guyanensisneotropicaltaxonomy