Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 30, Issue 3–4, pp 216–220 | Cite as

A new nematode trapping species of Dactylaria

  • S. K. Shome
  • Usha Shome


The paper deals with the isolation of a new predacious fungusDactylaria dasguptaiiShome &Shome from Indian soil. The fungus has been studied both in culture and soil. The predatory, morphological and reproductive characters of the new species accompanied by latin diagnosis has been described with illustrative diagrams.


Indian Soil Reproductive Character Latin Diagnosis Illustrative Diagram Nematode Trapping 
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© Uitgeverij Dr. W. Junk 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. K. Shome
    • 1
  • Usha Shome
    • 1
  1. 1.University of KalyaniWest BengalIndia

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