Document Type: Research Paper


Department of Botany, Iranian Research Institute of Plant Protection, P.O. Box 1454, Tehran 19395, Iran E-mail:


Due to the importance of the Arasbaran forest (E. Azarbaijan, N.W. Iran) as a biosphere preserve and having a rich flora and fauna, macrofungi flora of Arasbaran region, were studied from 2003. This is the first in a series of publications on floristic studies of macrofungi of Arasbaran forests. In this paper, species of the genus Cortinarius, subgenus Myxacium are studied.The genus Cortinarius Fr. is largest genus of gilled basidiomycete fungi. There are about 2000 species epithets for this genus in the world. The following characters delimit Cortinarius taxa: (i) a rusty brown to ochraceous spore print, (ii) spores lacking a germ pore and (iii) a cortinate veil. Cortinarius spp. form ectomycorrhizal associations with plants and also some species have been considered as poisonous mushrooms.


Article Title [Persian]

فلور قارچ‌های ماکروسکوپی ارسباران 1- زیرجنس Myxacium از جنس Cortinarius

Author [Persian]

  • محمدرضا آصف
بخش تحقیقات رستنی‌ها، موسسه تحقیقات گیاهپزشکی کشور، صندوق ‎پستی 1454، تهران 19395 E-mail:
Abstract [Persian]

در این مقاله، چهار گونه متعلق به زیرجنس Myxacium از جنس Cortinarius به اسامی: C. arvinaceus،C. causticus،C. erumpensوC. pluviorumجمع‌آوری شده از ارسباران، برای نخستین بار از ایران گزارش می‌گردند. گونه نخست به بخش Defibulati و سه گونه دیگر به بخش Ochroleuci از زیرجنس Myxacium تعلق دارند.

Keywords [Persian]

  • تنوع زیستی
  • ایران
  • قفقاز
  • آذربایجان شرقی
  • Agaricales

Volume 8, Issue 2
Winter and Spring 2008
Pages 178-185
  • Receive Date: 30 April 2007
  • Revise Date: 25 August 2007
  • Accept Date: 26 December 2007