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Ukr. Bot. J. 2021, 78(6): 373–380
Fungi and Fungi-like Organisms

First records of three Lepiota species (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) from Ukraine, with notes on a poorly known species, Lepiota subalba

Oleh PRYLUTSKYI1, Oleksandr ZINENKO1,2, Polina HAVRYSH1

New records of four species of the genus Lepiota (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) are reported from Ukraine. Three species, L. fuscovinacea, L. griseovirens, and L. roseolivida, are recorded in Ukraine for the first time, whereas a poorly known species, L. subalba, earlier known in Ukraine from a few records, is confirmed using molecular identification methods. All species reports are supplemented with original descriptions and drawings based on newly collected material, as well as data on general distribution, habitat, references to new collections and public databases. Original nucleotide sequence of the ITS region of ribosomal DNA obtained from our voucher specimen of L. subalba is provided.

Keywords: DNA barcoding, fungal diversity, ITS, lepiotaceous fungi, new records, Ukraine

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