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2013 (Vol. 5, Issue: 05)
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Survey and Identification of Mushrooms in Erbil Governorate

Farid M. Toma, Hero M. Ismael and Nareen Q. Faqi Abdulla
Corresponding Author:  Farid M. Toma 

Key words:  Basidiomycota, erbil, Exidia glandulosa and Scutelliniascutellata,Lepiota sp., mushroom, , Panellus mitis, , ,
Vol. 5 , (05): 262-266
Submitted Accepted Published
January 25, 2013 March 07, 2013 May 20, 2013

Fourty four species of mushrooms belonging to twenty nine genera were collected and identified from different localities in Erbil Governorate of kurdistan region. The identified species and varieties spread over in following genera viz., Agaricusspp., Clitocybe spp., Collybia spp., Coprinusspp., Cortinariusspp., Craterellus sp., Crepidotus sp., Exidia sp., Fomes spp., Galerina sp., Hebeloma sp., Helvella sp., Auricularia auricula-judae, Hygrocybe pratensis, Inocybe sp., Lactarius spp., Laccaria sp., Mycena sp., Peziza sp., Pluteus sp., Psathyrella sp., Panellus sp., Paxillus atrotomentosus, Russula fellea, Scutellinia scutellata, Trichloma spp., Tyromyces spp., Lepiota sp. and Cystoderma, the last two genera were the new record in Erbil, Kurdistan region-Iraq. The objective of this study is to survey and identification of wild mushroom that grow naturally in different area and different season in Erbil Governorate, Kurdistan region-Iraq. This is the first documented research was made for mushroom collection and identification in Erbil governorate/Iraq Kurdistan region.
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Farid M. Toma, Hero M. Ismael and Nareen Q. Faqi Abdulla, 2013. Survey and Identification of Mushrooms in Erbil Governorate.  Research Journal of Environmental and Earth Sciences, 5(05): 262-266.
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