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PISOLITHUS ALBUS, NEWLY RECORDED FROM PAKISTAN
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  • Sayed Hussain,
  • Nousheen Yousaf,
  • Ayesha Bibi,
  • Najam-ul-Sehar Afshan,
  • Muhammad Fiaz,
  • Abdul Khalid
Sayed Hussain
Hazara University
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Nousheen Yousaf
Government College University Lahore

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Ayesha Bibi
University of the Punjab
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Najam-ul-Sehar Afshan
University of the Punjab Quaid-i-Azam Campus
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Muhammad Fiaz
Hazara University
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Abdul Khalid
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Abstract

Pisolithus albus, collected from two different provinces is reported as a new record from Pakistan based on morphological and molecular analyses. This taxon is identified by off-white basidiomata with round, echinulate basidiospores. Phylogenetically this taxon belongs to P. albus complex. Morphological description, illustrations and phylogenetic placement of the taxon is provided in this paper.