Genetic diversity of the endemic gourmet mushroom Thelephora ganbajun from south-western China.

  title={Genetic diversity of the endemic gourmet mushroom Thelephora ganbajun from south-western China.},
  author={Tao Sha and Jianping Xu and Malliya gounder Palanichamy and Han-Bo Zhang and Tao Li and Zhiwei Zhao and Ya-ping Zhang},
  volume={154 Pt 11},
The ectomycorrhizal fungus Thelephora ganbajun is an endemic gourmet mushroom in Yunnan province, south-western China. However, despite its widespread consumer appeal, nutritional value and potential ecological role in natural forests, very little is known about its genetics, diversity and ecology. In this study, we investigated DNA sequence variation at the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) regions among 156 specimens collected from 23 sites of nine regions in Yunnan Province. Our analysis… 

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