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Góes-Neto, Aristóteles & Laise de Holanda Cavalcanti. Myxomycetes of the State of Bahia, Brazil: historical review and current situation, Mycotaxon 82: 335-342, 2002.

ABSTRACT: A critical analysis of myxomycete diversity was carried out for the State of Bahia, Brazil including a historical review and field surveys. A total of 63 taxa have been recorded between 1913 and 2000, belonging to the orders (a) Ceratiomyxales (Ceratiomyxa, 1 sp.), (b) Liceales (Cribraria, 3 spp.; Dictydium, 1 sp.; Enteridium, 1 sp.; Lycogala, 2 spp.; Tubifera, 1 sp.), (c) Trichiales (Arcyria, 8 spp.; Hemitrichia, 3 spp.; Metatrichia, 1 sp.; Perichaena, 3 spp.; Trichia, 1 sp.), (d) Physarales (Craterium, 1 sp.; Diachea 1 sp.; Diderma, 3 spp.; Didymium, 7 spp.; Fuligo, 1 sp.; Physarum, 19 spp.; Physarella, 1 sp.), (e) Stemonitales (Comatricha, 2 spp.; Stemonitis, 3 spp.). Most taxa were collected and studied by Father Camille Torrend between 1913 and 1916.

KEYWORDS: Myxomycota, diversity, neotropical region

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