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Abstract

Additions to the Polyporales of Pakistan.

Abstract

During a survey of macrofungi, nine species belonging to order Polyporales of Phylum Basidiomycota viz., Bjerkandera adusta, Fomes fomentarius, Heteroporus biennis, Laetiporus sulphureus, Phaeolus schwinitzii, Polyporus squamosus, Rigidoporus ulmarius, Royoporus badius and Trametes versicolor were collected for the first time from Gilgit-Baltistan. Of these, Bjerkandera adusta, Fomes fomentarius, Heteroporus biennis, Phaeolus schwinitzii, Rigidoporus ulmarius, Royoporus badius and Trametes versicolor appeared to be new records from Pakistan not hitherto reported.