Geastrum rusticum (Geastraceae, Basidiomycota), a new earthstar fungus in the Brazilian Atlantic rainforest ? a molecular analysis
Cabral, Tiara Sousa; da Silva, Bianca Denise Barbosa; Marinho, Paulo; Baseia, Iuri Goulart
Geastrum rusticum sp. nov., found on decaying wood in the Neotropics, is molecular and morphologically characterized. Full descriptions are given, with photos, illustrations and taxonomical remarks on collected specimens compared with related taxa. Morphological and molecular datasets showed it to be distinct from other Geastrum species.