The AMF Distribution in India - A Checklist

Dentiscutata nigerita S. W. Kade (2010)

Dentiscutata nigerita is reported from 2 state(s) of India namely Karnataka and Goa, GPS location for which is shown in map. Data can also be searched by location by clicking distribution map in menu checklist. A conclusion about their occurrence has been drawn on basis of culture based studies (bibliography given below). Availability of live culture of Dentiscutata nigerita can be checked at Centre for Mycorrhizal Culture Collection (CMCC, TERI). Original description of Dentiscutata nigerita is available at
Taxonomically reliable and clean sequences spanning small subunit (SSU) rRNA, Internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and large subunit rRNA region isolated from live cultures of AM fungal spores of Dentiscutata nigerita have yet not been isolated
Phylum : Glomeromycota
Class   : Glomeromycetes
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Species :nigerita
*Indicates data of present project
  1. Khade SW 2010 Dentiscutata nigeritaDentiscutata nigerita –a new species of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi from India Mycosphere 1(3), 241–247
  2. Rajkumar HG, Seema HS, Sunil Kumar CP (2012) Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with some medicinal plants in Western Ghats of Karnataka region India. World Journal of Science and Technology 2:13-20