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Taxonomic Study on Ten Wild Mushrooms from Loikaw Township in Kayah State
- The taxonomic studies on wild mushrooms from Loikaw Township, Loikaw District in Kayah State have been undertaken. The study area is located between N' 19º 14' 22" - 19º 59' 45" and E' 97º 7' 0.9" - 97º 31' 33". The wild mushrooms were collected from June to September, 2017. The 10 species of 9 genera belonging to 6 families and 3 order were collected, preserved, classified, identified and described. The collected species were identified as Coprinus disseminatus (Pers.) Gray, Macrolepiota konradii (Huijsman ex. P. D. Orton) M. M. Moser, Amanita caesarea (Scop.) Per., Amanitopsis vaginata (Bull.) Roze., Hygrocybe ceracea (Sowerby) P. Kumm., Termitomyces schimperi (Pat.) R. Heim, Boletus pulverulentus Opat., Lactarius clarkeae Cleland., Lactarius volemus (Fr.) Fr. and Russula virescens (Schaeff.) Fr. The growing habitats of Coprinus disseminatus (Pers.) Gray. was on the decayed woods and the others were on the soil. All species were edible. An artificial key to the studied species was constructed and presented.
Au Au Khaing
Soe Soe Aung
- Journal of the Myanmar Academy of Arts and Science