Molecular identification and phylogeny of Polyporus plorans, new record from Iraq


  • Sama Muthana Marie Department of Biology, College of Science, Tikrit University, Tikrit 34001, Iraq
  • Sara Q. Suliaman Department of Biology, College of Science, Tikrit University, Tikrit 34001, Iraq
  • Rajaa Abdulrazzaq Al Anbagi Department of Medical Biotechnology, College of Biotechnology, Al-Qasim Green University, Babil 51002, Iraq


Polyporus plorans, rare species, 2nd deposited ITS sequences bioinformatic analyses


Polyporus plorans is reported for the first-time from Salahadin Governorate, North Central Iraq. Globally, it is considered a rare species. The species is morphologically described based on the macroscopic and microscopic features and molecularly confirmed rely on the nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer region. The species sequence is newly generated and submitted in NCBI. This newly generated sequence is the second deposited ITS sequences worldwide submitted to GenBank. The environmental features for the first recoded species are provided. The species relationship between the similar species and other species is also detected.


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Marie, S. M., Suliaman, S. Q., & Al Anbagi, R. A. (2023). Molecular identification and phylogeny of Polyporus plorans, new record from Iraq. Journal of Advanced Education and Sciences, 3(1), 60–64. Retrieved from