Roridomyces phyllostachydis (Agaricales, Mycenaceae), a new bioluminescent fungus from Northeast India

@article{Karunarathna2020RoridomycesP,
  title={Roridomyces phyllostachydis (Agaricales, Mycenaceae), a new bioluminescent fungus from Northeast India},
  author={Samantha Chandranath Karunarathna and Peter E. Mortimer and Saowaluck Tibpromma and Arun Kumar Dutta and Soumitra Paloi and Yuwei Hu and Gautam Baurah and Stephen Axford and Catherine Marciniak and Thatsanee Luangharn and Sumedha Madawala and Chang Lin and Junhao Chen and Krishnendu Acharya and Noppol Kobmoo and Milan C. Samarakoon and Anuruddha Karunarathna and Shuyi Gao and Jian-chu Xu and Saisamorn Lumyong},
  journal={Phytotaxa},
  year={2020},
  volume={459},
  pages={155-167}
}
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