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Name              : Dr. Deepna Latha K. P.

Date of birth  : 08.02.1988

Designation    : Assistant Professor

Address          : P. G. & Research Department of Botany

Sree Krishna College

Guruvayur, Thrissur District

680 102, Kerala, India.

e-mail              : deepnalathakp@gmail.com

Sex                  : Female

Marital status : Married

Educational Qualifications:

Course         Major                     Class/Grade/Marks           University                       Year

B.Sc.           Botany                    Ist Class – 92.3%             University of Calicut       2008

M.Sc.           Botany                   A Grade – 80.24%            University of Calicut       2010

M.Phil.        Botany                   A Grade – 83.4 %              University of Calicut       2012

Ph.D.          Botany – Fungal Systematics                           University of Calicut       2016

PostDoc(CSIR-RA) Botany- Fungal Systematics               University of Calicut   May 2018-

October 2019

Other Qualification: Qualified in the National Eligibility Test (UGC-CSIR) for Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) and Eligibility for Lectureship (NET) in Life Sciences in 2019.

Research Experience:

Designation              Year                             Institute

Assistant Professor   28-10-2019 onwards  Sree Krishna College, Guruvayur, Kerala

PostDoc-Research Associate 02-05-2018 to 25-10-2019 Dept. of Botany, University of      Calicut, Kerala

Ph.D. Fellow            29-05-2012-                Dept. of Botany, University of Calicut, Kerala

17-06-2016

Awards received:

1. Dr. M. J. Thirumalachar Young Scientist Award for the best oral presentation in Fungal Systematics & Evolution instituted by Mycological Society of India (MSI), 2016.

2. Prof. Kamal Merit Award for the for the best poster presentation in Bi-to-polyphasic taxonomy of fungi instituted by National Fungal Culture Collection of India (NFCCI), Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), 2018.

Major Achievements

New Genus

Anupama K.N.A. Raj, K.P.D. Latha & Manim.

Taxonomic Novelties:

1. Anupama indica K.N.A. Raj, K.P.D. Latha & Manim.      32. Inocybe wayanadensis K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

2. Calocybella babruka K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

3. Calocybella dicholamellata K.P.D. Latha, K.N.A Raj & Manim.

4. Calocybella lohitha K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

5. Crinipellis odorata K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

6. Galerina indica K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

7. Gerronema keralense K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

8. Gerronema kuruvense K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

9. Hygrocybe indica K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

10. Inocybe akirna K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

11.  Inocybe babruka K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

12. Inocybe brunneosquamulosa K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

13. Inocybe distincta K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

14. Inocybe floccosistipitata K. P. D. Latha & Manim

15. Inocybe gregaria K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

16. Inocybe griseorubida K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

17. Inocybe insulana K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

18. Inocybe iringolkavensis K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

19. Inocybe kapila K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

20. Inocybe keralensis K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

21. Inocybe kurkuriya K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

22. Inocybe kuruvensis K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

23. Inocybe luteobrunnea K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

24. Inocybe muthangensis K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

25. Inocybe pingala K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

26. Inocybe rekhankitha K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

27. Inocybe rubrobrunnea K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

28. Inocybe saraga K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

29. Inocybe silvana K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

30. Inocybe snigdha K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

31. Inocybe viraktha K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

33. Laccaria violaceotincta K. P. D. Latha, K. N. A. Raj & Manim. 

34. Lactifluus umbonatus K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

35. Leucoagaricus callainitinctus  K. P. D. Latha, K. N. A. Raj & Manim.

36. Marasmiellus bicoloripes K.P.D. Latha, K.N.A Raj & Manim.

37. Rhodocollybia ciliatomarginata K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

38. Rhodocybe rubrobrunneaK. N. A. Raj, K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

39. Rhodophana squamulosa K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

40. Rickenella indica K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

41. Suillus lariciphilus K. Das, D. Chakr., K.P.D. Latha & Cotter

42. Tubaria keralensis K. P. D. Latha & Manim.

 

I. List of Publications

1. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj & P. Manimohan 2020. Diversity of the genus Calocybella Vizzini, Consiglio & Setti in Kerala State, India. Cryptogamie, Mycologie 41 (8): 147-156https://doi.org/10.5252/cryptogamie-mycologie2020v41a8. http://cryptogamie.com/mycologie/41/8 (An SCIE international journal published by Laboratoire de cryptogamie, Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris; 2.000 Impact Factor. ISSN: 0181-1584 (Print) 1776-100X (Web)).

2.K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj & P. Manimohan 2020. Leucoagaricus callainitinctus—a new species of Leucoagaricus section Piloselli (Agaricaceae) from tropical India. Phytotaxa442 (2): 111–120. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.442.2.6 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

3. R. Phookamsak, K. D. Hyde, R. Jeewon et al. (104 authors). 2019. Fungal diversity notes 929–1035: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions on genera and species of fungi. Fungal Diversity 95: 1–273; 10.1007/s13225-019-00421-w (An SCIE international journal published by Springer, Netherlands; 14.078 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1560-2745 (Print); ISSN 1878-9129 (Web)).

4. K. N. Anil Raj, K. P. Deepna Latha, K. M. Leelavathy & P. Manimohan 2019. Anupama: a new genus of Biannulariaceae (Agaricales) from tropical India. Mycological Progress 18: 659–669. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11557-019-01479-1 (An SCIE international journal published by Springer Science + Business Media on behalf of the German Mycological Society, Germany; 1.914 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1617-416X (print) 1861-8952 (Web)).

5. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj & P. Manimohan 2019. Laccaria violaceotincta: a new species from tropical India based on morphology and molecular phylogeny. Phytotaxa 392 (2): 140–146. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.392.2.3 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

6. K. P. Deepna Latha & P. Manimohan 2018. A new species of Hygrocybe from Kerala State, India. Phytotaxa 385 (1): 013–022. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.385.1.2 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

7. K. P. Deepna Latha, Nanu S, Shahina A. Sharafudheen & P. Manimohan 2018. Two new species of Gerronema (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) from Kerala State, India. Phytotaxa 364 (1): 081–091. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.364.1.5 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

8. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj & P. Manimohan 2018. Two new species of Rhodocollybia from tropical India. Phytotaxa 340(2): 157–166. https://doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.340.2.4 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

9. P.W. Crous, M. J. Wingfield, G. E. Burgess, et al. (107 authors) 2017. Fungal Planet description sheets: 558–624. Persoonia 38: 240–384; https://doi.org/10.3767/003158517X698941 (An SCIE international journal published by National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Netherlands; 8.182 Impact Factor. ISSN 0031-5850 (Print); ISSN 1878-9080 (Web)).

10. S. Tibpromma, K. D. Hyde, R. Jeewon et al. (125 authors). 2017. Fungal diversity notes 491–602: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxa. Fungal Diversity 83(1): 1–292; http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13225-017-0378-0 (An SCIE international journal published by Springer, Netherlands; 14.078 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1560-2745 (Print); ISSN 1878-9129 (Web)).

11. K. P. Deepna Latha, P. Manimohan & P. Brandon Matheny. 2016. A new species of Inocybe representing the Nothocybe lineage. Phytotaxa 267 (1): 40–50; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.267.1.4 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

12. K. P. Deepna Latha, Neeraja K. Parambil & Patinjareveetil Manimohan. 2016. Tubaria keralensis, a new species of T. furfuracea complex from tropical India. Phytotaxa 278 (3); 287–293. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.278.3.9 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

13. P.W. Crous, M. J. Wingfield, T. I. Burgess et al. (111 authors). 2016. Fungal Planet Description Sheets: 469–557. Persoonia 37: 218–403; http://dx.doi.org/10.3767/003158516X694499 (An SCIE international journal published by National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Netherlands; 8.182 Impact Factor. ISSN: 0031-5850 (Print); ISSN 1878-9080 (Web)).

14. K. P. Deepna Latha & P. Manimohan. 2016. Inocybe gregaria, a new species of the Inosperma clade from tropical India. Phytotaxa 286 (2): 107–115; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.286.2.5 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

15. P. W. Crous, M. J. Wingfield, D. M. Richardson et al. (87 authors). 2016. Fungal Planet Description Sheets 400–468. Persoonia 36: 316–458; http://dx.doi.org/10.3767/003158516X692185 (An SCIE international journal published by National Herbarium of the Netherlands, Netherlands; 8.182 Impact Factor. ISSN: 0031-5850 (Print); ISSN 1878-9080 (Web)).

16. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj, Thushara Cherolil, Shahina A. Sharafudheen & P. Manimohan 2016. Three new species of Calocybella from India based on morphology and molecular phylogeny. Phytotaxa 255 (2): 133–143; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.255.2.2 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

17. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj, V. Adnaan Farook, Shahina A. Sharafudheen, Neeraja K. Parambil & P. Manimohan 2016. Three new species of Russulaceae from India based on morphology and molecular phylogeny. Phytotaxa 246 (1): 061–077; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.246.1.5 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

18. K. N. Anil Raj, K. P. Deepna Latha, Rajan Iyyappan & P. Manimohan. 2016. Rhodophana squamulosa a new species of Entolomataceae from India. Mycoscience 57 (2): 90–95; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.myc.2015.10.001 (An SCIE international journal published by Springer, Japan; 1.229 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1340-3540 (Print) 1618-2545 (Web)).

19. K. P. Deepna Latha & P. Manimohan. 2016. Five new species of Inocybe (Agaricales) from tropical India. Mycologia 108 (1): 110–122; http://dx.doi.org/10.3852/14-358(An SCI international journal published by ‎Taylor & Francis for the Mycological Society of America, USA; 2.763 Impact Factor. ISSN: 0027-5514 (Print) 1557-2536 (Web)).

20. K. P. Deepna Latha & P. Manimohan. 2015. Inocybe griseorubida, a new species of Pseudosperma clade from tropical India. Phytotaxa 221 (2): 166–174; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.221.2.6 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

21. S. Adamčík, L. Cai, Chakraborty et al. (31 authors). 2015. Fungal Biodiversity Profiles 1-10. Cryptogamie, Mycologie 36 (2): 121–166; http://dx.doi.org/10.7872/crym/v36.iss2.2015.121 (An SCIE international journal published by Laboratoire de cryptogamie, Muséum national d'histoire naturelle, Paris; 2.000 Impact Factor. ISSN: 0181-1584 (Print) 1776-100X (Web)).

22. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj, Raihana Paramban & P. Manimohan. 2015. Two new bryophilous agarics from India.  Mycoscience 56 (1): 75–80; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.myc.2014.03.004 (An SCIE international journal published by Springer, Japan; 1.229 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1340-3540 (Print) 1618-2545 (Web)).

23. K. N. Anil Raj, K. P. Deepna Latha, Marisol Sánchez-García & P. Manimohan. 2015. A new species of the genus Corneriella from India supported by morphological and molecular data. Phytotaxa 213 (2): 102–112; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.213.2.3 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

24. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj, Shahina A. Sharafudheen & P. Manimohan. 2015. Clitocybula sulcata—a new species from India. Phytotaxa 208 (1): 063–069; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.208.1.6 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

25. K. P. Deepna Latha, Veluthoor, S. & P. Manimohan.  2015. On the taxonomic identity of a fungal morph used in traditional medicine in Kerala State, India. Phytotaxa 201 (4): 287–295; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.201.4.4 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

26. K. N. Anil Raj, K. P. Deepna Latha, Raihana Paramban & P. Manimohan. 2014. Two new species of Dermoloma from India. Phytotaxa 177 (4): 239–243; http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.177.4.5 (An SCIE international journal published by Magnolia Press, New Zealand; 1.185 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1179-3155 (print) 1179-3163 (Web)).

27. K. N. Anil Raj, K. P. Deepna Latha, T. K. Arun Kumar & P. Manimohan. 2014. A new species of Entoloma from India. Mycoscience 55 (5): 400–404; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.myc.2014.01.003 (An SCIE international journal published by Springer, Japan; 1.229 Impact Factor. ISSN: 1340-3540 (Print) 1618-2545 (Web)).

28. K. P. Deepna Latha & P. Manimohan. 2012. Two remarkable xylariaceous ascomycetes associated with elephant dung. Mycosphere 3(2): 261–265; http://dx.doi.org/10.5943 /mycosphere/3/2/10 (An SCIE international journal published by Mushroom Research Foundation on behalf of Guizhou Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Guiyang, P.R., China; 2.015 Impact Factor. ISSN: 2077 7019).

29. P. Manimohan & K. P. Deepna Latha. 2011. Observations on two rarely collected species of Russula. Mycotaxon 116: 125–131; http://dx.doi.org/10.5248/116.125 (An SCI international journal published by Mycotaxon Publications, United States; 0.815 Impact Factor. ISSN: 0093-4666 (Print); ISSN 2154-8889 (Web)).

II. List of Books

1. Latha K.P.D., Manimohan P. (2017). Inocybes of Kerala. SporePrint Books, Calicut. 181 p.

III. List of Papers presented in National/International conferences

1. K. P. Deepna Latha. 2019. The genus Calocybella in Kerala State. XLII All India Botanical Congress of the Indian Botanical Society and National Symposium on ‘Innovations and Inventions in Plant Science Research’, Department of Botany, University of Calicut, Thenjipalam, Malappuram, 06-08 November, 2019

2. K. P. Deepna Latha & P. Manimohan. 2019. Diversity of the genus Calocybella in tropical India. Asian Mycological Congress (AMC2019), Mie, Japan, 01-04, October, 2019.

3. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj & P. Manimohan. 2018. Laccaria violaceolamellata: a new species of Hydnangiaceae (Agaricales) from tropical India based on morphology and molecular phylogeny.International Symposium on Fungal Biology: Advances, Applications and Conservation & 45th Annual Meeting of Mycological Society of India, Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune, India, 19-21, November, 2018.

4. K. P. Deepna Latha & P. Manimohan. 2016.  Diversity and phylogeny of genus Inocybe in Kerala State. National conference on Emerging Trends in Fungal Biology and Plant Protection ETFPP-2016 and 42nd Annual Meeting of the Mycological Society of India. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India, 16-18, February, 2016.

5. K. P. Deepna Latha & P. Manimohan. 2014. Four new species of Inocybe from India. 10th International Mycological Congress, Queen Sirikit National Convention Center, Bangkok, BIOTEC and the National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), in collaboration with the Thai Mycological Association, Kasetsart University, and the Ministry of Science and Technology, Thailand, 3-8, August, 2014.

6. K. P. Deepna Latha, K. N. Anil Raj & P. Manimohan. 2014. Studies on xylariaceous fungi of Kerala. International symposium on Role of Fungi and Microbes in the 21st Century-a Global Scenario, Science City, J.B. Halden Avenue, Kolkata, India, 20-22, February, 2014.

IV. List of Awards

1. Prof. Kamal Merit Award of National Fungal Culture Collection of India (NFCCI), Agharkar Research Institute (ARI) at International Symposium on Fungal Biology: Advances, Applications and Conservation & 45th Annual Meeting of Mycological Society of India       held at Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune, India, 19-21, November, 2018.

2. Dr. M. J. Thirumalachar Young Scientist Award of Mycological Society of India, at National conference on Emerging Trends in Fungal Biology and Plant Protection ETFPP-2016 and 42nd Annual Meeting of the Mycological Society of India held at Banarus Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi, India, 16-18, February, 2016.                      

V. List of Fellowships

1. Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the form of CSIR-Research Associate (CSIR-RA) instituted by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) on 25-04-2018

2. Junior Research Fellowship (JRF) instituted by University Grants Commission (UGC) on 09-05-2018.

3. Pre-Doctoral Research Fellowship in the form of KSCSTE Research Fellowship 2011 instituted by Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) on 12-01-2012.

                                                                                              Dr. Deepna Latha K. P.