Tirmania nivea
Coll. MZ 3396 (Gruppo di Muggia e del Carso)
Coll. MZ 3396 (Gruppo di Muggia e del Carso)
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Tirmania nivea (Desf.) Trappe, Trans. Brit. Mycol. Soc., 57 (1): 88 (1971).

 

Basionym Tuber niveum Desf., Fl. atl. hist. plant., 2: 436 (1799).

Diagnosis Tuber globosum vel pyriforme, cortice et carne albidis. Hanc speciem, lævem, globosam, quandoque pyriformem, intus et extus albidam in arenis deserti observavi, distinctam ab Europæa. Edulis etiam et optima.

Type ?

Sanctioning Fries, Syst. mycol., 2: 292 (1822).

Synonyms
Tirmania africana Chatin, Bull. Soc. bot. Fr., 38: 62 (1891).
Terfezia africana (Chatin) Maire, Mém. Soc. Sci. nat. Maroc, 45: 17 (1938).
Tirmania cambonii Chatin, La Truffe: 81 (1892).
Terfezia ovalispora Pat., Extr. sud Alger.: 54 (1892); Tirmania ovalispora (Pat.) Pat., J. Bot., 8: 155 (1894).
Tirmania ovalispora var. tellieri Pat., Bull. Soc. mycol. Fr., 15 (1): 59 (1899).

MycoBank 324634

 

Literature
Abd-Allah S.K., Al-Iissa A.H., Ewaz J.O., Al-Bader S.M. 1989. Taxonomy of edible hypogeous Ascomycotina of Iraq. International Journal of Mycology and Lichenology, 4: 9-21.
Alsheikh M., Trappe J.M. 1983. Desert truffles: The genus Tirmania. Transactions of the British Mycological Society, 81 (1): 83-90.
Barseghyan G.S., Wasser S.P. 2010. Species diversity of hypogeous Ascomycetes in Israel. Mycobiology, 38 (3): 159-165. 
Binyamini N. 1980. Addenda to the Hypogeous Mycoflora of Israel. Nova Hedwigia, 32: 9-20.
Bokhary H.A., Parvez S. 1992. Soil mycoflora from wild desert truffle habitats in northern Saudi Arabia. Journal of Arid Environments, 23 (4): 379-388.
Chatin A. 1891. Contribution à l'histoire botanique de la Truffe. II. Terfàs ou Truffes d'Afrique et d'Arabie, genres Terfezia et Tirmania. Bulletin de la Société botanique de France, 38: 59-64. 
Chatin A. 1892. La truffe.
Díez J., Manjón J. L., Martin F. 2002. Molecular phylogeny of the mycorrhizal desert truffles (Terfezia and Tirmania), host specificity and edaphic tolerance. Mycologia, 94 (2): 247-259.
Moreno G., Diez J., Manjón J.L. 2000. Phaeangium lefebvrei and Tirmania nivea, two rare hypogeous Fungi from Spain. Mycological Research, 104 (3): 378-381.
Pacioni G., El-Kholy H. 1994. Tartufi del deserto egiziano. Micologia e Vegetazione Mediterranea, 9 (2): 69-84.
Patouillard N. 1899. Champignons du nord de l'Afrique. Bulletin de la Société mycologique de France, 15 (1): 54-59.
Slama A., Fortas Z., Neffati M., Khabar L., Boudabous A. 2007. Etude taxinomique de quelques Ascomycota hypogés (Terfeziaceae) de la Tunisie. Bulletin de la Société mycologique de France, 122 (2-3): 187-195.
Slama A., Neffati M. 2004. Les truffes de la Tunisie méridionale : étude écologique et mycologique. Revue des régions arides, 15: 3-51.
Trappe J.M. 1971. A synopsis of the Carbomycetaceae and Terfeziaceae (Tuberales). Transactions of the British Mycological Society, 57 (1): 85-92.


Classification Pezizaceae, Tirmania


CreatedDate 25.03.2018.

UpdatedDate 25.03.2018.

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