Ecological Diversity and Distribution of Noble Macro Fungi of Sal Dominated Forest of Central India with Special Reference to Agaricales

International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT)
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Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Singh Surendra, Dwivedi Sandhya, Chauhan U.K , Tiwari Mahendra Kumar

Singh Surendra, Dwivedi Sandhya, Chauhan U.K , Tiwari Mahendra Kumar "Ecological Diversity and Distribution of Noble Macro Fungi of Sal Dominated Forest of Central India with Special Reference to Agaricales", International Journal of Biotech Trends and Technology (IJBTT),V13:1-7 November-December 2015. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


The present study was undertaken within a year from June 2012 to September 2013 in different sampling sites of Amarkantak Biosphere reserve forest, Anuppur district of central India. The vegetation and climatic conditions of Amarkantak possesses prime location in India for the hot spot biodiversity of macro-fungi. Although this region is still unexplored due to the unawareness and less attention towards this subject. The study was therefore done to explore the variable and diverse species of macro fungi which have economic and medicinal importance. Present study describing the diversity and distribution of different mushrooms in different habitats of Amarkantak forest of central India. Total 58 mushroom samples were collected belonging to different genera . Russulceae and Amanitaceae were the most dominated families in this study .This study is the extended work of previous work done by the author .Preliminary work has been already published. Two medium were tested for the in vitro culture of mushroom mycelium. It was observed that PDA medium was the most suitable medium for agaricales.


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Amarkantak- Biosphere Reserve, Forest, Macro fungi, Diversity