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The present work aimed to collect various types of mushrooms from different regions in Basrah province and their identification based on morphological and molecular data using ITS1-ITS4 primers. During the present study, eight taxa were identified viz. wild Agaricus bisporus, A. bitorquis, Coprinopsis picaceus, Panaeolus campanulatus, P. papilionaceus, Psathyrella candolleanl, Psathyrella sp.1 and Psathyrella sp.2. Based on sequencing results, five new strains were recorded in the gene bank: two strains of A. bisporus (A. bisporus IQ Inaam1 and A. bisporus IQ Nassar), two strains of P. papilionaceus (P. papilionaceus INNASA2 and P. papilionaceus IQ Zeena), and one strain of P. candolleana as a new globally (P. candolleana IQ M.Jawad).


Mushrooms Molecular Morphological identification New strains

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ALRUBAYAE, I. M., MAKTOOF, S. A., & AL MANSOUR, N. A. (2022). Molecular and morphological identification of wild mushrooms isolated in Basrah Province with the global recording of new strains. Iranian Journal of Ichthyology, 9, 320–333. Retrieved from


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