Original paper

A new genus and two new species records on Helleborus orientalis for Turkey

Erdodu, Makbule; Hüseyin, Elad; Selçuk, Faruk; Suludere, Zekiye


Pirottaea veneta, a species of herbicolous discomycetes, and Microsphaeropsis hellebori have been recently discovered on Helleborus orientalis in Turkey. Pirottaea has been recorded as a genus new for Turkey. Morphological data obtained by light and scanning electron microscopy of the identified fungi was presented.


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