Seven new records of lichenicolous fungi from Turkey

Candan M., Halici M. G.

MYCOTAXON, vol.104, pp.241-246, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 104
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: MYCOTAXON
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.241-246
  • Erciyes University Affiliated: Yes


Seven species of lichenicolous fungi (Arthonia lecanorina, A. oligospora, Lichenostigma rouxii, Merismatium nigritellum, Stigmidium congestum, S. epixanthum, Zwackhiomyces calcariae) are reported for the first time from Turkey. All these taxa, except Merismatium nigritellum, are also new to Asia. Comments on their habitats and substrata and a short diagnosis are provided for each taxon.