Otidea saliceticola (Pezizales) a new species from the Italian Alps
By Carbone M., Cartabia M., Alvarado P.

Vol. 9 (6) – 20 November 2017

doi: 10.25664/art-0214

 Open Access


Abstract: Otidea saliceticola, a species collected in arctic-alpine habitats of the Italian Alps, is proposed as new to science. The new species is supported by its morphology, genetic profile and ecology. A discussion on the affinities with members of the so-called “bufonia clade” is presented. Color pictures of both fresh and dried samples as well as microscopic features are provided

As reported by Hansen & Olariaga (2015), species of Otidea (Pers.) Bonord. should be considered ectomycorrhizal, although still only few molecular ectomycorrhizal community studies have documented Otidea from root samples […]