Documentation of Macro Fungi in Thirthahalli Region of Karnataka: A Case Study

  • B.R. Kiran Research & Teaching Assistant in Environmental Science, DDE, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka, India.
  • Nafeesa Begum 1Department of Botany, Sahyadri Science College (Autonomous) ,Shivamogga, Karnataka
Keywords: Macro Fungi, Thirthahalli, Karnataka


The examination on macrofungal assorted variety in malnad surroundings i.e., Thirthahalli taluk of Shimoga region, Karnataka was intended during the period of two months from August to September, 2018 to distinguish and record the species which are available in the referenced spot. Bounty and assorted variety is more in rainy season than winter and summer. Mulching and dampness substance of substratum assume vital job in the development of macrofungi. Be that as it may, the work typically needs additional time on the grounds that each time we wouldn't get the macrofungi in the examination locales. It is hard to get similar species because of loss of substratum or change in it. The wood rotting organisms were typically present in every one of the seasons. Overwhelming precipitation additionally influences the development and improvement of macrofungal fruiting bodies. Progressively number of sporocarps and species were found in the period of August 2018, most likely for the most noteworthy precipitation and permeation was more in the dirt and high dampness in the substratum, which delivered increasingly number of fruiting bodies and distinctive macrofungal species. In our examination increasingly number of species have a place with beefy gilled fungi as similar species may require less downpour or dampness content for its improvement and they found in all the substratum. A few animal groups were consumable (Termitomyces sp.) and numerous species observed to be non-palatable.


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