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SOME NEW AQUATIC FUNGI FROM NORTHERN INDIA

*I.B. Prasher and Nisha Sharma
Department of Botany, Panjab University, Chandigarh - 160 014
*Corresponding author : chromista@yahoo.co.in

Abstract
In the present paper ten species of water moulds belonging to Oomycota and Chytridiomycota have been described from Chandigarh and adjoining areas. Saprolegnia turfosa, S. unispora, S. australis, Achlya racemosa, A. spiraccaulis and Apodachlya minima are recorded for the first time from Chandigarh and are new records for India. Pythium Khulbe Prasher and Sharma is being described as a new species. Nowakowskiella elegans and Pythium multisporum are being reported for the first time from Chandigarh and adjoining area.

Key words: : Aquatic fungi, Chandigarh, India.


 
 
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