New or noteworthy species of the genus Calvatia Fr. (Basidiomycota) with probable medicinal value from Indonesia

Taiga Kasuya, Atik Retnowati

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The specimens of Calvatia deposited in Herbarium Bogoriense (BO), Indonesia, are examined and four species are recognized. Among them, C. vinosa collected from Tanimbar Islands, Eastern Indonesia, is described as a new species. This species has depressed globose to subglobose basidiomata, wine red to reddish purple endoperidium and subglobose, verrucose basidiospores. The other three species, C. boninensis, C. craniiformis, and C. cyathiformis are newly recorded from Indonesia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)283-288
Number of pages6
JournalInternational Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Dec 1
Externally publishedYes



  • Allergenic properties
  • Calvatia
  • Edible and medicinal species
  • Indonesia
  • New records
  • New species
  • Taxonomy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Pharmacology
  • Drug Discovery

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