Ectomycorrhizal fungi detected on the roots of Guyana rainforest host plants

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Identities based on BLAST searches conducted on ITS sequences.

Diversity and Genbank ITS numbers of 118 ECM fungi identified from roots of three sympatric host plants in Smith et al. (2011) Ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity and community structure on three co-occurring leguminous canopy tree species in a Neotropical rainforest. New Phytologist doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.03844.x (see PDF)

ECM IDENTITY VOUCHER HOST PLANT(S) ROOT MORPHOTYPE BEST BLAST MATCH
Agaricales sp. 1 70824 (TH58) putative Mora gongrijpii white tomentose Mycena amicta 359/413 (86%)
Boletellus-like sp. 1 30815 (TH15) Dicymbe corymbosa white tomentose pinnate Boletellus sp. TAA195080 484/673 (71%)
Boletaceae sp. 1 2086 (TH6) D. altsonii, D. corymbosa white coralloid ‘popcorn’ Boletus frostii 548/678 (80%)
Boletaceae sp. 2 30826 (TH26) Dicymbe corymbosa fine yellow smooth Xerocomus ferrugineus 395/476 (82%)
Boletaceae sp. 3 2084 (TH4) Dicymbe jenmanii fine white clusters Tylopilus felleus 423/508 (83%)
Chalciporus sp. 1 30819 (TH19) Dicymbe corymbosa w/ Chalciporoid sporocarp Chalciporus piperatus 437/507 (86%)
Clavulinaceae sp. 1 70802 (TH36) Dicymbe corymbosa black strigose Clavulina sp. KGP89 704/822 (85%)
Clavulinaceae sp. 2 70812 (TH46) Dicymbe corymbosa - Clavulinaceae sp. F46 674/800 (84%)
Corticiales sp. 1 70815 (TH49) Dicymbe corymbosa white gelatinous Xenasmatella aff. ardosiaca 689/751 (91%)
Cortinarius sp. 1 2082 (TH2) D. altsonii, D. jenmanii coarse white elongate Cortinarius percomis 627/708 (88%)
Cortinarius sp. 2 30816 (TH16) Dicymbe corymbosa coarse white elongate Cortinarius amazonicus 509/539 (94%)
Entoloma sp. 1 70823 (TH57) putative Mora gongrijpii white tomentose Entoloma nitidum 598/770 (77%)
Lactarius sp. 1 30825 (TH25) Dicymbe corymbosa white smooth sparse Lactarius pterosporus 661/725 (91%)
Lactarius sp. 2 30813b (TH13) Dicymbe corymbosa white-tan fuzzy Lactarius longisporus 532/658 (80%)
Lactarius sp. 3 30831b (TH32) Aldina insignis fine white smooth Lactarius romagnesii 320/350 (91%)
Phylloporus sp. 2 70811 (TH45) Dicymbe corymbosa - Phylloporus rhodoxanthus 465/546 (85%)
Russula sp. 1 70818 (TH52) D. altsonii, D. corymbosa bright yellow granular Russula parazurea 653/768 (85%)
Russula sp. 2 2081 (TH1) Dicymbe jenmanii tan strigose Russula sp. FH.H.ES04.F1.SY 423/491 (86%)
Russula sp. 3 30828 (TH28) Dicymbe corymbosa white fuzzy EM root of Neea sp. (Russulaceae) 653/681 (95%)
Russula sp. 4 70804 (TH39) Dicymbe corymbosa white granular Russula nigricans 643/757 (84%)
Russula sp. 5 70821 (TH55) Dicymbe corymbosa white granulose clusters Russula marangania 407/480 (84%)
Russula sp. 6 70806 (TH41) Dicymbe corymbosa rust brown Russula vesca 739/841 (87%)
Sebacinales sp. 1 70803a (TH37) Dicymbe corymbosa strigose Sebacina aff. epigaea 586/636 (92%)
Thelephoraceae sp. 1 30823 (TH23) Dicymbe corymbosa black tomentelloid Tomentella sp. TU103663 566/619 (91%)
Thelephoraceae sp. 2 30818 (TH18) Dicymbe corymbosa brown tometelloid Tomentella sp. TU103663 638/694 (91%)
Thelephoraceae sp. 3 2088 (TH8) putative Dicymbe altsonii brown tometelloid Tomentella sp. TU103663 706/755 (93%)
Thelephoraceae sp. 4 70817 (TH51) Aldina insignis long thin black Tomentella cf. sublilacina 475/529 (89%)
Truncocolumella sp. 1 70808 (TH43) Dicymbe corymbosa - Truncocolumella rubra 472/571 (82%)
Tylopilus potamogeton v. irengensis 30821 (TH21) Dicymbe corymbosa, putative M. gongrijpii loose white smooth Match to sporocarp -
Xerocomus sp. 1 30812 (TH11) Dicymbe corymbosa fine white smooth Xerocomus sp. MHM129 308/343 (89%)