First Observations on the Mushroom in Mountain Area of Iraqi Kurdistan Region
Keywords:Edible Mushroom, Erbil, Basidiomycetes, Ascomycetes
Based on the collections made for mushroom between 1996-2010 in mountain areas in Sulaimani and Erbil Governorate especially in Soran, Joman, Sedakan districts Qandil and Zalm areas upto more than 3000 m.a.s.l. A total of 34 species in 23 genera, 17 families and 7 orders belong to woody and fleshy species were identified at the first time in Iraq.
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