First Observations on the Mushroom in Mountain Area of Iraqi Kurdistan Region

Authors

  • Farhad H. Aziz Ecology Department, College of Science, Salahaddin-Erbil University, Kurdistan, Iraq.
  • Fareed M. Toma Biology Department, College of Science, Salahaddin-Erbil University, Kurdistan, Iraq.

Keywords:

Edible Mushroom, Erbil, Basidiomycetes, Ascomycetes

Abstract

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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Published

01-10-2012

How to Cite

Aziz, F. H., & Toma, F. M. (2012). First Observations on the Mushroom in Mountain Area of Iraqi Kurdistan Region. Journal of Advanced Laboratory Research in Biology, 3(4), 302–312. Retrieved from https://e-journal.sospublication.co.in/index.php/jalrb/article/view/148

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