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Project summary:

Psathyrelloides is a group of macrofungus decomposers of wood, feces of cattle, leaf litter and soil; distribution and morphological heterogeneity. In Brazil, 86 specimens have been described, 23 of which have been registered in southern Brazil. This would be the first project to comprehensively address (morphology and phylogeny) a review of the psathyrelloides group in Brazil.

Cost: $


Deny Vanessa Bonilla Soto

Highest degree:

Bachelor degree

Year obtained:


Applicant Status:

Current student



National University of San Marcos (Lima, Peru)

Relevant publications (minimum 1, maximum 4):





Referee 1:

Dra Rosa Mara Borges da Silveira

Referee 2:

Dra. Larissa Trierveiler Pereira

Scoring Rubric

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Scientific merit


1.  Contribution to novel methods for research in systematics and taxonomy and/or
     Building taxonomic capacity in developing countries

2.  Contribution to the generation of novel systematic data

3.  Quality and significance of questions being addressed

4.  Adequacy of methods for testing hypotheses (data collection/analysis/use of different tools)

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IAPT community building


5.  Student's potential for professional success

6.  Perceived need; extent to which the project will benefit from IAPT funding

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Broader Impacts


7.  The research will yield durable benefits (revisions, databases, websites)

8.  Potential of the proposed project to generate an impactful publication

9.  The proposed research involves outreach/mentoring and broad dissemination

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