Coprotus Korf & Kimbr: A New Coprophilous Genus Record for the Mycobiota of Turkey

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Akçay M. E. , Denğiz Y., Kesici S.

III. International Turkic World Congress on Science and Engineering , Niğde, Turkey, 14 - 15 June 2021, pp.111

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Summary Text
  • City: Niğde
  • Country: Turkey
  • Page Numbers: pp.111
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


The genus Coprotus is represented by 28 species worldwide and does not have any record in Turkey considering the checklist publications on fungal diversity of Turkey. The genus Coprotus Korf & Kimbr, was given as new record for the mycobiota of Turkey based on the collection and the identification of Coprotus ochraceus (P. Crouan & H. Crouan) J. Moravec from Şirvan district of Siirt province in Turkey. A brief description of the taxon is given together its photographs related to its macro and micro morphologies.As a result of this study, added a new coprophilous genus to mycobiota of Turkey and provided contribute to the biological richness of the country.