TY -JOUR AU -Tahir Mehmood AU -Komal Verma AU -Upendra Singh AU -Rupam Kapoor AU -Yash Pal Sharma TI -Pleurotus shentelii (Pleurotaceae): a new edible mushroom from Trans-Himalayan region of Ladakh, India PY -2023 DA -2023-02-23 JO -Taiwania VL -68 IS -1 SP -90 EP -96 UR -https://taiwania.ntu.edu.tw/abstract/1911 AB -Pleurotus shentelii, a new edible mushroom is described based on collections from the cold arid Trans-Himalayan region of Drass (Kargil) of Ladakh, India. It is characterized by white to whitish basidiomata turning brownish with age, elongated to cylindrical basidiospores, fusoid cheilocystidia with acuminate tip, and occurrence on roots and lower stem residues of members of Apiaceae (Prongos pabularia and Ferula jaeschkeana). The species is described, compared and discussed based on morphology and nrITS-based phylogeny. DO -10.6165/tai.2023.68.90